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Privilege, power, and difference

Author: Allan G Johnson
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This brief book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, Johnson links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it.
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Title: Privilege, power, and difference /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Allan G Johnson
ISBN: 0072874899; 9780072874891
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-176) and index.
Description: xii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Rodney King's question -- Privilege, oppression, and difference -- Capitalism, class, and the matrix of domination -- Making privilege happen -- The trouble with the trouble -- What it all has to do with us -- How systems of privilege work -- Getting off the hook: denial and resistance -- What can we do?
Responsibility: Allan G. Johnson.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, Allan G. Privilege, power, and difference. Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, ©2006 (OCoLC)763139793
Year: 2006
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2004064987
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: HN90.E4; Dewey No.: 305.5/0973
OCLC No.: 57134413
Local System Bib Number:
157360

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This brief book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, Johnson links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it.
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