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Whiteness on the border : mapping the U.S. racial imagination in Brown and White

Author: Lee Bebout
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Nation of nations (NYU Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Bebout
ISBN: 9781479885343 1479885347 9781479858538 1479858536
OCLC Number: 946161294
Description: xx, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Chicana/o studies and the whiteness problem; or, toward a mapping of whiteness on the border --
What did they call them after they called them "greasers"? A genealogy and taxonomy of the Mexican other --
"They are coming to conquer us!" The native Aztlán, and the fears and fantasies of whiteness --
With friends like these: the supremacist logic of saviorism --
Deep in the heart of whiteness: white desire and the political potential of love --
Conclusion: imagining and working toward Gringostroika.
Series Title: Nation of nations (NYU Press)
Other Titles: Mapping the U.S. racial imagination in Brown and White
Responsibility: Lee Bebout.
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"Whiteness on the Border explores the vexed ways in which white identity in the U.S. has historically been forged in opposition to a Mexican 'other.' Displaying mastery of the intellectual traditions Read more...

 
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