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Privilege, power, and difference / Allan G. Johnson.

Johnson, Allan G. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library HN90.E4 J64 2006 37684001097815 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0072874899
  • ISBN: 9780072874891
  • Physical Description: xii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second Edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-176) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Rodney King's question -- Privilege, oppression, and difference -- Capitalism, class, and the matrix of domination -- Making privilege happen -- The trouble with the trouble -- What it all has to do with us -- How systems of privilege work -- Getting off the hook: denial and resistance -- What can we do?
Summary, etc.:
This brief book is a groundbreaking tool for students and non-students alike to examine systems of privilege and difference in our society. Written in an accessible, conversational style, Johnson links theory with engaging examples in ways that enable readers to see the underlying nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it.
Subject: Elite (Social sciences) > United States.
Power (Social sciences) > United States.
Social conflict > United States.

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