Date Thesis Awarded

5-2010

Document Type

Honors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelors of Arts (BA)

Department

Sociology

Advisor

Kathleen E. Jenkins

Committee Member

Jennifer Bickham Méndez

Committee Member

Anne H. Charity Hudley

Abstract

Informed by major themes from Whiteness Studies such as white privilege, invisibility, and colorblind racism, this study demonstrates how understandings of racial identity in terms of individuality and in terms of membership in a social group are both reinforced and challenged depending on the nature of the situational context.

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Comments

Thesis is part of Honors ETD pilot project, 2008-2013. Migrated from Dspace in 2016.

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