This collection of essays presents one of the first acts of documenting shifts in the cultural production of whiteness within texts across the twentieth century, following shifts from the proud colonial moment through to the moment of liberal multiculturalism to the recent war on terror. Each essay addresses the ways in which texts produced in these moments depend on rhetorical strategies that implicitly or explicitly privilege whiteness.
This new collection adds an exciting transdisciplinary dimension to the path-breaking Australian scholarship on the transnational politics of whitenessssss--Marilyn Lake, author of Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men's Countries and the International Challenge of Racial Equality and professor
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: November 2008
Publisher: Lexington Books
Country of Publication: US