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Raising racists : the socialization of white children in the Jim Crow South

Author: Kristina DuRocher
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2018. ©2011
Series: New directions in southern history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"White southerners recognized that the perpetuation of segregation required whites of all ages to uphold a strict social order -- especially the young members of the next generation. White children rested at the core of the system of segregation between 1890 and 1939 because their participation was crucial to ensuring the future of white supremacy. Their socialization in the segregated South offers an examination of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristina DuRocher
ISBN: 9780813175782 081317578X
OCLC Number: 1006452417
Description: viii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: "My mother had warned me about this": parental socialization in the Jim Crow south --
"We learned our lessons well": the growth of white privilege in southern schools --
Consumerism meets Jim Crow's children: white children and the culture of segregation --
"The course my life was to take": the violent reality of white youths socialization --
Violent masculinity: ritual and performance in southern lynchings --
"Is this the man?": white girls' participation in southern lynchings.
Series Title: New directions in southern history.
Responsibility: Kristina DuRocher.

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In Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South, author Kristina DuRocher reveals how white adults in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries continually  Read more...
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