White women, race matters : the social construction of whiteness / Ruth Frankenberg

Author(s): Frankenberg, Ruth
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Subjects: Women, White--United States--Social conditions
Women, White--United States--Interviews
Interracial marriage--United States
Racism--United States
United States--Race relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1993
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: x, 289 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: Points of Origin, Points of Departure 1
2. White on White: The Interviewees and the Method 23
3. Growing Up White: The Social Geography of Race 43
4. Race, Sex, and Intimacy I: Mapping a Discourse 71
5. Race, Sex, and Intimacy II: Interracial Couples and Interracial Parenting 102
6. Thinking Through Race 137
7. Questions of Culture and Belonging 191
Epilogue: Racism, Antiracism, and the Meaning of Whiteness 236
Appendix: The Women Who Were Interviewed 245
Notes 265
Bibliography 277
Index 281
Notes: LCCN: 92043433
ISBN: 0816622574 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0816622582 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 27898345
ISBN/ISSN: 0816622574