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The performative sustainability of race

Bryant Keith Alexander

The performative sustainability of race

reflections on black culture and the politics of identity

by Bryant Keith Alexander

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Critical pedagogy,
  • Race identity,
  • Blacks,
  • African Americans,
  • Race relations,
  • Identity politics,
  • African Americans in mass media

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBryant Keith Alexander
    SeriesBlack studies and critical thinking, 1947-5985 -- v. 19
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.86 .A3793 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25394108M
    ISBN 109781433112843, 9781433112836, 9781453908242
    LC Control Number2012030092


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In the introductory section of the volume Alexander urges the reader to learn more of his story The performative sustainability of race book piques interest about the notion of performing in the concept of "whiteness" in The performative sustainability of race book his personal space and in academia.

In this chapter I consider how, through a Butlerian lens, race operates as a performative. As a performative, race can be understood as citations of discourses and norms. A racial performative Author: Charlotte Chadderton.

Black Skin/White Masks: The Performative Sustainability of Whiteness (With Apologies to Frantz Fanon) Bryant Keith Alexander Qualitative Inquiry 5, Cited by: The Performative Sustainability of Whiteness (With Apologies to Frantz Fanon) of performing race and culture while extending the notion of Whiteness, like Blackness, More important, my interest has deepened into what I construct as the performative sustainability of Whiteness.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The new performative worker is a promiscuous self, an enterprising self, with a passion for excellence. For some, this is an opportunity to make a success of themselves, for others it portends inner conflicts, inauthenticity and by:   My “whitegirlness” is unsettled by this book, unsettling privilege being one of the best reasons for performative autoethnography.

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Judith Butler, American academic whose theories of the performative nature of gender and sex were influential within Francocentric philosophy, cultural theory, queer theory, and some schools of philosophical feminism from the late 20th century.

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