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Refining the review of whiteness: A reply to Ratele, Stevens and Steyn

Matsebula, Jabulane and Sonn, Christopher C and Green, Meredith J (2007) Refining the review of whiteness: A reply to Ratele, Stevens and Steyn. South African Journal of Psychology, 37 (3). pp. 437-442. ISSN 0081-2463

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Abstract

We welcome the responses offered by Ratele (2007), Stevens (2007), and Steyn (2007) to our article reviewing whiteness. The commentaries provide a more nuanced and sensitive analysis of whiteness, particularly in relation to the history and context of South Africa. While whiteness studies is most certainly not the only, or even the most important, tool for understanding and opposing racism, the responses by Ratele (2007), Stevens (2007), and Steyn (2007) serve to bolster our conviction that a critical interrogation of whiteness is an important resource in continuing to develop effective approaches to anti-racism.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID13329, anti-racism, race, race relations, racism, social change, whiteness, whiteness studies
Subjects: SEO Classification > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work)
FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
FOR Classification > 2002 Cultural Studies
FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2011 02:35
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2011 02:35
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3342
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