The Everyday Language of White Racism

The Everyday Language of White Racism

Author(s): Jane H. Hill

Published Online: 27 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405184533

Online ISBN: 9781444304732

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304732

Series Editor(s): James M. Wilce

About this Book

In The Everyday Language of White Racism, Jane H. Hill provides an incisive analysis of everyday language to reveal the underlying racist stereotypes that continue to circulate in American culture.

  • provides a detailed background on the theory of race and racism
  • reveals how racializing discourse-talk and text that produces and reproduces ideas about races and assigns people to them-facilitates a victim-blaming logic
  • integrates a broad and interdisciplinary range of literature from sociology, social psychology, justice studies, critical legal studies, philosophy, literature, and other disciplines that have studied racism, as well as material from anthropology and sociolinguistics
  • Part of the Blackwell Studies in Discourse and Culture Series

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