`White privilege': A mild critique1

@article{Blum2008WhitePA,
  title={`White privilege': A mild critique1},
  author={Lawrence A. Blum},
  journal={Theory and Research in Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={309 - 321}
}
  • L. Blum
  • Published 1 November 2008
  • Psychology
  • Theory and Research in Education
White privilege analysis has been influential in philosophy of education. I offer some mild criticisms of this largely salutary direction — its inadequate exploration of its own normative foundations, and failure to distinguish between `spared injustice', `unjust enrichment' and `non-injustice-related' privileges; its inadequate exploration of the actual structures of racial disparity in different domains (health, education, wealth); its tendency to deny or downplay differences in the… 
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