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What is race? Who are racists? Why does skin colour matter? And other big questions

Series: ...and other big questions

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781526303998

Publication Date: 27 Jul 2020

Subject: Social sciences

Suitable for: Secondary (Year 7, Year 8, Year 9)

Looks at issues surrounding race and racism.
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What is race? Who are racists? Why does skin colour matter? And other big questions

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Summary

Looks at issues surrounding race and racism.

An important and timely book on race and racism, encouraging children to think for themselves about the issues involved.

Talking about race is often discouraged, but this book aims to bring everyone into the conversation. It explores the history of race and society and discusses how racist attitudes come into being. Look at belonging and identity, the damaging effects of stereotyping and the benefits of positive representation. Discover why it's important to identify and challenge racist behaviour, wherever it exists.

NOTE : Contains a number of uses of the word "f-ing."

Contains a number of racial slurs, in the context of people recounting their experiences

Contents

What is race?
Who are racists?
My experience: Claire Heuchan
My experience: Nikesh Shukla
Why does skin colour matter?
My experience: Derek Owusu
Race and racism in history
My experience: Inua Ellams
So, how far have we come?
The murder of Stephen Lawrence
My experience: Asim Chaudhry
Skin colour and stereotypes
My experience: Becky Olaniyi
Race and representation
My experience: Nadine Aisha Jassat
Race and rights
My experience: Chitra Ramaswamy
How does it feel to experience racism?
How can you challenge racism?
Unlearning racism
What do you think?
Glossary and further information
Index

Category
TNF
Subject
Social sciences
Dewey
305.8
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Illustrator
Illustrations
Col and B & W illus and photos
Publisher
Pub. date
27 Jul 2020
Edition
New in Paperback
ISBN
9781526303998
BIC code
Binding
Stitched
Pages
48
Width
172mm
Height
244mm
Weight
152g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
VAT-able amount
100.00
Author attributes
B-list, BAME
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