PDF White Guys on Campus À Nolan L. Cabrera
Ws from student populations at two different schools and the irony of the responses from these two groups is astounding The students at a school that doesn t practice affirmative action feel victimized by "race conscious policies and the students at a school that does practice affirmative action do not feel as strongly "conscious policies and the students at a school that does practice affirmative action do not feel as strongly race conscious policies The difference between all of these students perceptions and the reality before them
is really uite shocking Cabrera calls on igher education to take large scale actions to combat systemic racism There are really uite shocking Cabrera calls on Mini Tab Books higher education to take large scale actions to combat systemic racism There are calls to action at the end of this book which is necessary and much appreciated Iighly recommend this book to anyone interested in race relations social justice and issues of euity in education Dr Cabrera drops truth bombs new and effective racial justice terminology and loads of research in this lean and incisive look at White Guys on campus The best summary comes in the conclusion I am not particularly interested in the narratives of White men in and of themselves Instead I am concerned about White men because their racial ignorance and their racial arrested development become a foundation for the marginalization of Students of Color on colleges campuses and society at large That is I worry about White guys on campus because of Mini Tab Books how their actions affect other Students of Color and the contemporary color line This one is really important especially in Trump s America I urge you toold your nose and dive E engaging the possibility of White students to participate in anti racism Ultimately White Guys on Campus calls upon institutions of igher education to be sites of social transformation instead of reinforcing systemic racism while creating a platform to engage and challenge the public discourse of “post racialism” . Read as part of EdD program Particularly good explanation and examples of the concept of reverse racism and white immunity and ow these further identify a foundation and consistent cycle of ineuities and racism in What S On My Farm higher education Picked up this book because it won the book of the year award for the Association for the Study of Higher Education It s definitely a necessary book as Cabrera noted in the book that the study of Whiteness can only fit on a bookshelf I appreciate the direct and collouial tonee uses Alphaprints Dot To Dot Activity Book his references to popular books eg JK Rowling s Harry Potter and uotes from James Baldwin s works while still scaffoldingis study on top of other great works of racial eg DiAngelo s 2011 White Fragility and Helms 1990 and sociological works eg Bonilla Silva s 2006 He debunks the myth that we are living in a post racial color blind society in Chapters 2 6 where Giraffe Is Lost he presents uotes fromis interviews with White guys on campus It s chilling to read these snippets from Maze Book his interviews as many of these White guysave twisted realities of race affirmative action and even ethnic student organizations and culture centers on campus Chapter 5 is the most bizarre example of White guys imaginative racial
realities as White guys at a selective West Coast university sincerely believed that their school as White guys at a selective West Coast university sincerely believed that their school affirmative action even though it didn t The interviews show that Priddy Baby Lift The Flap higher education institutions are still not doing enough to disrupt Whiteness on campus Cabrera. On April 22 2015 Boston University professor Saida Grundy set off a Twitter storm wither provocative uestion “Why is white America so reluctant to identify white college males as a problem population” White Guys on Campus is a critical examination of race in igher education centering Whiteness in an effort to unveil Does attempt to offer some practical strategies to disrupt Whiteness including reuired year long structured diversity courses Yet e even admits this in the conclusion Road Trip Activities his implications are still abstract and not uite tangible forigher ed admins and student affairs folks to enact practical change Not the author s fault but I also found a few proofreading errors which is surprising for Rutgers University Press Overall I am appreciative that Cabrera took on this emotional and interdisciplinary project to provide insight on White racial identities It s a necessary book for all working in igher ed and also for those studying racial identities
in other disciplines This is what good effective academic writing around issues of other disciplines This is what good effective academic writing around issues of justice should be accessible and no sugar coating Well written and well argued I would absolutely recommend to everyone EVERYONE Looking forward to assigning it Cabrera s research is important and necessary If you re interested in issues related to race even if you re not necessarily interested in igher education this is an excellent read It s a great book to read after Robin DiAngelo s White Fragility or alongside Ibram X Kendi s work both of whom are freuently cited in Cabrera s text The writing is easy to comprehend and it s not a dense text How Europe Made The Modern World however it s a difficult book to read in terms of topic It sard to read some of the direct uotes from the White guys who don t realize they are racistand they are so incredibly racist Cabrera dra. He
freuently unconscious abits of racism among White male undergraduates Nolan L Cabrera moves beyond the “few bad apples” frame of unconscious abits of racism among White male undergraduates Nolan L Cabrera moves beyond the “few bad apples” frame of racism and explores the structures policies ideologies and experiences that allow racism to flourish This book details many of the contours of contemporary systemic racism whil. .