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The Resource Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? : and other conversations about race, Beverly Daniel Tatum

Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? : and other conversations about race, Beverly Daniel Tatum

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Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? : and other conversations about race
Title
Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria?
Title remainder
and other conversations about race
Statement of responsibility
Beverly Daniel Tatum
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism-now fully revised and updated. Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about our racial identities is essential if we are serious about enabling communication across racial and ethnic divides. These topics have only become more urgent as the national conversation about race is increasingly acrimonious. This fully revised edition is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the dynamics of race in America. "An unusually sensitive work about the racial barriers that still divide us in so many areas of life."--Jonathan Kozol"--
  • "Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see black youth seated together in the cafeteria. Of course, it's not just the black kids sitting together--the white, Latino, Asian Pacific, and, in some regions, American Indian youth are clustered in their own groups, too. The same phenomenon can be observed in college dining halls, faculty lounges, and corporate cafeterias. What is going on here? Is this self-segregation a problem we should try to fix, or a coping strategy we should support? How can we get past our reluctance to talk about racial issues to even discuss it? Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, asserts that we do not know how to talk about our racial differences: Whites are afraid of using the wrong words and being perceived as "racist" while parents of color are afraid of exposing their children to painful racial realities too soon. Using real-life examples and the latest research, Tatum presents strong evidence that straight talk about our racial identities-whatever they may be-is essential if we are serious about facilitating communication across racial and ethnic divides. This remarkable book, infused with great wisdom and humanity, has already helped hundreds of thousands of readers figure out where to start. These topics have only become more urgent in recent years, as the national conversation about race has become increasingly acrimonious-and sometimes violent. This fully revised and updated edition is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand-and perhaps someday fix-the problem of segregation in America"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Tatum, Beverly Daniel
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.625
LC item number
.T38 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Whites
  • African American children
  • African American youth
  • Whites
  • Race awareness in adolescence
  • Intercultural communication
  • Communication and culture
  • Communication
  • United States
Label
Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? : and other conversations about race, Beverly Daniel Tatum
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Copyright
Note
"Fully revised and updated"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: "Why are all the black kids still sitting together in the cafeteria?" and other conversations about race in the twenty-first century -- Introduction: A psychologist's perspective -- Defining racism -- The complexity of identity -- The early years -- Identity development in adolescence -- Racial identity in adulthood -- The development of white identity -- White identity, Affirmative Action, and color-blind racial ideology -- Critical issues in Latinx, Native, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Middle Eastern/North African identity development -- Identity development in multiracial families -- Embracing a cross-racial dialogue -- Epilogue: Signs of hope, sites of progress
Control code
ocn978528717
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
  • Third trade paperback edition.
  • Twentieth anniversary edition.
Extent
vi, 453 pages
Isbn
9780465060689
Lccn
2017014766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)978528717
Label
Why are all the black kids sitting together in the cafeteria? : and other conversations about race, Beverly Daniel Tatum
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Fully revised and updated"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: "Why are all the black kids still sitting together in the cafeteria?" and other conversations about race in the twenty-first century -- Introduction: A psychologist's perspective -- Defining racism -- The complexity of identity -- The early years -- Identity development in adolescence -- Racial identity in adulthood -- The development of white identity -- White identity, Affirmative Action, and color-blind racial ideology -- Critical issues in Latinx, Native, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Middle Eastern/North African identity development -- Identity development in multiracial families -- Embracing a cross-racial dialogue -- Epilogue: Signs of hope, sites of progress
Control code
ocn978528717
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
  • Third trade paperback edition.
  • Twentieth anniversary edition.
Extent
vi, 453 pages
Isbn
9780465060689
Lccn
2017014766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)978528717
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