The Poetics of Anti-Racism

Edited by Nuzhat Amin & George J. Sefa Dei
Categories: Social Science
Publisher: Fernwood Publishing
Paperback : 9781552662083, 160 pages, April 2007

Description

Exposing the linguistic racism that permeates vocabulary about race and equity, this book addresses the importance of unseating the sometimes unrecognized racism of everyday Language. The Contributors discuss the potential of words to prompt a real change in discourse—and then in the world—and call for a rethinking of racist Language that is vital for anti-racist work.