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Whiteness, Racial Trauma, and the University
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Whiteness, Racial Trauma, and the University



December 2024 | 120 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Universities are regarded as safe havens for knowledge production and the educational transformation of lives. There is however a long history of universities as sites of contestation where structures of hierarchical legitimacy are played out. In response to the upsurge in global protests against racial violence and contestation of colonial, racialised and Eurocentric forms of thinking, universities have adopted new roles as ‘anti-racist’ and ‘decolonial’ beacons of hope. This book unravels how such liberal progressive ‘acts’ hide a much deeper racialised logic of whiteness-framed structural narcissism, producing insidious powerful and difficult to trace forms of racialised harm.

 
Chapter 1: What is ‘race’ in this moment?
 
Chapter 2: Universities as Racial Regimes
 
Chapter 3: ‘White Narcissus’
 
Chapter 4: Winner and Losers: How White Narcissus frames failure and success
 
Chapter 5: Decolonising and anti-racism: Whiteness and the ‘Cosplay’ of racial justice
 
Chapter 6: Black Absence, White Noise
 
Chapter 7: White Narcissus and the death of curiosity…or Where Are You from…Really?

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