The Resource Seeing race in modern America, Matthew Pratt Guterl

Seeing race in modern America, Matthew Pratt Guterl

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Seeing race in modern America
Title
Seeing race in modern America
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Pratt Guterl
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In this fiercely urgent book, Matthew Pratt Guterl focuses on how and why we come to see race in very particular ways. What does it mean to see someone as a color? As racially mixed or ethnically ambiguous? What history makes such things possible? Drawing creatively from advertisements, YouTube videos, and everything in between, Guterl redirects our understanding of racial sight away from the dominant categories of color--away from brown and yellow and black and white--and instead insists that we confront the visual practices that make those same categories seem so irrefutably important. Zooming out for the bigger picture, Guterl illuminates the long history of the practice of seeing--and believing in--race, and reveals that our troublesome faith in the details discerned by the discriminating glance is widespread and very popular. In so doing, he upends the possibility of a postracial society by revealing how deeply race is embedded in our culture, with implications that are often matters of life and death"--
  • "In this fiercely urgent book, Matthew Pratt Guterl focuses on how and why we come to see race in very particular ways. What does it mean to see someone as a color? As racially mixed or ethnically ambiguous? What history makes such things possible? Drawing creatively from advertisements, YouTube videos, and everything in between, Guterl redirects our understanding of racial sight away from the dominant categories of color--away from brown and yellow and black and white--and instead insists that we confront the visual practices that make those same categories seem so irrefutably important"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
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Guterl, Matthew Pratt
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
G963 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race discrimination
  • Race discrimination
  • Race awareness
  • Ethnicity
  • HISTORY / United States / General
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
Label
Seeing race in modern America, Matthew Pratt Guterl
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ebs2257545e
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469612522
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Seeing race in modern America, Matthew Pratt Guterl
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ebs2257545e
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469612522
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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