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Educated in WhitenessGood Intentions and Diversity in Schools$
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Angelina E. Castagno

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816681631

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.001.0001

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Practicing Politeness through Meaningful Silences

Practicing Politeness through Meaningful Silences

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(p.83) Chapter Three Practicing Politeness through Meaningful Silences
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Educated in Whiteness
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Angelina E. Castagno

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.003.0004

Chapter Three discusses some of the meaningful silences around–and silencing of–race and sexuality in schools. Even though done with the best of intentions, efforts at maintaining politeness end up maintaining the status quo rather than facilitating social change.

Keywords:   Whiteness, Educational policy and practice, Schooling, Niceness, Equity, Race, Racism, Diversity, Multicultural education, Critical race theory

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