Under the Gaze: Learning to Be Black in White Society by Jenny Kelly

Under the Gaze: Learning to Be Black in White Society

byJenny Kelly

Paperback | March 15, 1998

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This book deals with the perceptions and experiences of black Canadian high-school students growing up in a white-dominated society. Using the context of historical racialization in conjunction with student narratives, this book gives insight into the process of racialization as it relates to popular culture, gender, and relationships with peers.

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Title:Under the Gaze: Learning to Be Black in White SocietyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 15, 1998Publisher:Fernwood PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1895686210

ISBN - 13:9781895686210

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A group of Black Canadian high school students talks about what it’s like to grow up black in a white-majority society. Jenny Kelly’s book brings together the students’ stories with issues of popular culture, gender and peer relations. Under the Gaze reveals how the students draw on many sources in these important identity-forming years.