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A race is a nice thing to have : a guide to being a white person or understanding the white persons in your life / Janet E. Helms.

Helms, Janet E. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

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Emily Carr University of Art + Design E184 .A1 H45 2008 (Text) 30240821 Book Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780917276132
  • ISBN: 0917276132
  • Physical Description: vii, 95 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Hanover, Mass. : Microtraining Associates, ©2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: Topeka : Content Communications, ©1992.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-94).
Formatted Contents Note:
The meaning of race in society -- Social class is not race -- Who needs a color-blind society? -- I'm not colored! -- But what color am I? -- Recognizing racism -- A model of white racial identity development -- Contact : "I'm an innocent" -- Disintegration : "How can I be white?" -- Reintegration : "We have the best because we are the best!" -- Pseudo-independent : "Let's help them become more like whites" -- Immersion/emersion : "I'm white!" -- Autonomy : "I see color and like it!" -- Using racial identity schemas to understand daily events -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Writing to a general audience, Dr. Janet E. Helms has provided us with a clear statement about racial issues in our society. this is an exciting, readable book that will make a significant difference counseling and therapy practice and the way you think about yourself as a racial/cultural being.-- publisher description.
Subject: Whites > Race identity > United States.
Race awareness > United States.
United States > Race relations.

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