The Social Construction of Whiteness: Racism by Intent, Racism by Consequence

@article{Guess2006TheSC,
  title={The Social Construction of Whiteness: Racism by Intent, Racism by Consequence},
  author={Teresa J. Guess},
  journal={Critical Sociology},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={649 - 673}
}
  • T. Guess
  • Published 1 July 2006
  • Sociology
  • Critical Sociology
The discipline of Sociology has generated great contributions to scholarship and research about American race relations. Much of the theorizing on American race relations in America is expressed in binary terms of black and white. Historically, the study of American race relations typically problematizes the “othered” status, that is, the non-white status in America's racial hierarchy. However, the sociology of race relations has historically failed to take into account both sides of the black… Expand

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