Challenging White Privilege In Adult Education: A Critical Review Of The Literature

@article{Manglitz2003ChallengingWP,
  title={Challenging White Privilege In Adult Education: A Critical Review Of The Literature},
  author={Elaine Manglitz},
  journal={Adult Education Quarterly},
  year={2003},
  volume={53},
  pages={119 - 134}
}
The article synthesizes and critiques the social science, education, and adult education literature related to the examination of Whiteness and White privilege and offers recommendations for the field of adult education. By examining the historically changing nature of Whiteness, the major themes in this literature are discussed, along with the relevance of these themes for adult education research and practice. In reviewing the current efforts to name and challenge White privilege, the article… Expand
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