White fragility : why it's so hard for White people to talk about racism
Title
White fragility : why it's so hard for White people to talk about racism

Author
DiAngelo, Robin J. author.

ISBN
9780807047415

Physical Description
xvii, 169 pages ; 23 cm.

Contents
Introduction: we can't get there from here -- The challenges of talking to white people about racism -- Racism and white supremacy -- Racism after the civil rights movement -- How does race shape the lives of white people? -- The good/bad binary -- Anti-blackness -- Racial triggers for white people -- The result: white fragility -- White fragility in action -- White fragility and the rules of engagement -- White women's tears -- Where do we go from here?

Subject Term
Racism.
 
Racism -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
 
Race relations.

Geographic Term
United States -- Race relations -- 21st century.

Summary
In this groundbreaking and timely book, antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility. Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium and prevent any meaningful cross-racial dialogue. In this in-depth exploration, DiAngelo explores how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively. --


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