"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"

"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"

And Other Conversations About Race

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
Shares real-life examples and current research that support the author's recommendations for "straight talk" about racial identity, identifying practices that contribute to self-segregation in childhood groups. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Perseus Publishing

The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism-now fully revised and updated

Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about our racial identities is essential if we are serious about enabling communication across racial and ethnic divides. These topics have only become more urgent as the national conversation about race is increasingly acrimonious. This fully revised edition is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the dynamics of race in America.

"An unusually sensitive work about the racial barriers that still divide us in so many areas of life."-Jonathan Kozol



The fifth-anniversary edition of the best-selling work on the development of racial identity.


Baker
& Taylor

Shares examples and current research that support the author's recommendations for "straight talk" about racial identity, identifying practices that contribute to self-segregation in childhood groups.

Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780465083619
0465083617
Characteristics: xix, 294 s. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Tatum, Beverly Daniel

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