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The Resource We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation, Jeff Chang

We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation, Jeff Chang

Label
We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation
Title
We gon' be alright
Title remainder
notes on race and resegregation
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Chang
Title variation
  • Notes on race and resegregation
  • We're goin' to be alright
  • We're gonna be alright
  • We're going to be alright
  • We are going to be alright
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In his most recent book, Who We Be, Jeff Chang looked at how art and culture effected massive social changes in American society. Since the book was published, the country has been gripped by waves of racial discord, most notably the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. In these highly relevant, powerful essays, Chang examines some of the most contentious issues in the current discussion of race and inequality. Built around a central essay looking at the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and the events in Ferguson, Missouri, surrounding the death of Michael Brown, Chang questions the value of "the diversity discussion" in an era of increasing racial and economic segregation. He unpacks the return of student protest across the country and reveals how the debate over inclusion and free speech was presaged by similar protests in the 1980s and 1990s. The author of Can't Stop Won't Stop looks at how culture impacts our understanding of the politics of this polarized moment. Throughout these essays Chang includes the voices of many of the leading activists as he charts how popular voices on the ground and in social media have catalyzed the push for protest and change."--Privided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chang, Jeff
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
C4424 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Racism
  • Segregation
  • Equality
  • Social change
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Minorities
Label
We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation, Jeff Chang
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the crisis cycle -- Is diversity for white people? on fearmongering, picture taking, and avoidance -- What a time to be alive: on student protest -- The odds: on cultural equity -- Vanilla cities and their chocolate suburbs: -- On resegregation -- Hands up: on Ferguson -- The in-betweens: on Asian Americanness -- Conclusion: making lemonade
Control code
ocn935985803
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780312429485
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2016038855
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1232104
  • (Sirsi) o935985803
Label
We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation, Jeff Chang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the crisis cycle -- Is diversity for white people? on fearmongering, picture taking, and avoidance -- What a time to be alive: on student protest -- The odds: on cultural equity -- Vanilla cities and their chocolate suburbs: -- On resegregation -- Hands up: on Ferguson -- The in-betweens: on Asian Americanness -- Conclusion: making lemonade
Control code
ocn935985803
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780312429485
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2016038855
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1232104
  • (Sirsi) o935985803

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