The term white innocence in the Social Justice literature usually reflects the idea that white people, in that they experience the privilege of dominant racial status in a white-dominant society, are generally naive about the realities of race and racism.
10Upvotes
1Remind
thumb_upthumb_downchat_bubble

More from New Discourses

You cannot speak about Shakespeare to a divided America if your idea of Shakespeare scholarship is to put him on a leash, command him to sit if he protests too much and then sick him upon those with whom you happen to disagree.
130 views ·
The term "Critical Theory" commonly causes confusion because it can refer to the Frankfurt School of Marxist critics, or it can refer to the use of other similar—but distinct—critical social theories, such as those that have their roots in postmodernism.
183 views ·

More from New Discourses

You cannot speak about Shakespeare to a divided America if your idea of Shakespeare scholarship is to put him on a leash, command him to sit if he protests too much and then sick him upon those with whom you happen to disagree.
130 views ·
The term "Critical Theory" commonly causes confusion because it can refer to the Frankfurt School of Marxist critics, or it can refer to the use of other similar—but distinct—critical social theories, such as those that have their roots in postmodernism.
183 views ·