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Conclusion: Lessons Learned – Pedagogical and Theoretical Strategies for Teaching Race

  • Kristin HaltinnerEmail author
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Abstract

Two challenges facing instructors in the twenty-first century are the social discourse of colorblindness and the fact that many teachers do not have adequate tools with which to educate students on this issue. As a result, courses about race often reinforce notions of colorblindness rather than providing students with the tools to challenge contemporary ideologies and position it and themselves within a cultural and historical context. To that end, the scholars included this book highlight and present solutions for some of the major challenges facing instructors of race and inequality.

Keywords

Race Relation Social Discourse Sociological Imagination Diversity Initiative Racial Ideology 
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References

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Sociology and AnthropologyUniversity of IdahoMoscowUSA

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