Just us : an American conversation
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Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2020].
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341 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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English
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9781644450215, 1644450216

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"At home and in government, contemporary America finds itself riven by a culture war in which aggression and defensiveness alike are on the rise. It is not alone. In such partisan conditions, how can humans best approach one another across our differences? Taking the study of whiteness and white supremacy as a guiding light, Claudia Rankine explores a series of real encounters with friends and strangers - each disrupting the false comfort of spaces where our public and private lives intersect, like the airport, the theatre, the dinner party and the voting booth - and urges us to enter into the conversations which could offer the only humane pathways through this moment of division. Just Us is an invitation to discover what it takes to stay in the room together, and to breach the silence, guilt and violence that surround whiteness. Brilliantly arranging essays, images and poems along with the voices and rebuttals of others, it counterpoints Rankine's own text with facing-page notes and commentary, and closes with a bravura study of women confronting the political and cultural implications of dyeing their hair blonde."--Publisher's description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Rankine, C. (2020). Just us: an American conversation . Graywolf Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rankine, Claudia, 1963-. 2020. Just Us: An American Conversation. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Graywolf Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rankine, Claudia, 1963-. Just Us: An American Conversation Minneapolis, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Rankine, Claudia. Just Us: An American Conversation Graywolf Press, 2020.

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