Mixed Race Amnesia: Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality

Mixed Race Amnesia: Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality

By: Minelle Mahtani (author)Hardback

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Description

The book will be of interest to those in Canadian studies, human geography, critical race studies, sociology, and gender studies, as well as to the burgeoning numbers of mixed-race Canadians.

About Author

Minelle Mahtani is an associate professor in the Department of Human Geography and the Program in Journalism at the University of Toronto-Scarborough. Her research interests include anticolonial approaches toward the study of mixed race theory and practice; exploring the intersections between white supremacy and journalistic representations of race; and documenting and analyzing the experiences of women of colour in the academy. She is past president of the Association for Canadian Studies, 2011 Winner of the Glenda Laws Award from the Association of American Geographers, and a former national television journalist at the CBC.

Contents

Introduction: Disentangling Our Curious Affection with Multiraciality 1 Mixed Race Mythologies: Toward an Anticolonial Mixed Race Studies 2 Mixed Race Narcissism? Thoughts on the Interview Experience 3 The Model Multiracial: Propping Up Canadian Multiculturalism through Racial Impotency 4 Beyond the Passing Narrative: Multiracial Whiteness 5 Mongrels, Interpreters, Ambassadors, and Bridges? Mapping Liberal Affinities among Mixed Race Women 6 Mixed Race Scanners: Performing Race 7 Present Tense: The Future of Critical Mixed Race Studies References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774827720
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780774827720
  • ISBN10: 0774827726

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