The Dominant Ethnic Moment

  title={The Dominant Ethnic Moment},
  author={Eric P. Kaufmann},
  pages={231 - 253}
In the past decade and a half, the study of the American white majority has blossomed into a major academic endeavour. So-called ‘White Studies’ provided an important service in opening up a ‘hidden’ field of study that remained neglected as recently as the early 1990s. However, in this debate, I suggest that while the study of whites and white racial systems is important, the White Studies approach possesses little heuristic value for scholars attempting to explain majority responses to… Expand
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