About Race, Class, Gender, Disability & More
California : Ten Speed Press, 
Edition: First edition.
Description: 181 pages ; 22 cm
We live in a time where it has never been more important to be knowledgeable about a host of social issues, and to be confident and appropriate in how to talk about them. What's the best way to ask someone what their pronouns are? How do you talk about racism with someone who doesn't seem to get it? What is intersectionality, and why do you need to understand it? While it can seem intimidating or overwhelming to learn and talk about such issues, it's never been easier thanks to educator and historian Blair Imani, creator of the viral sensation Smarter in Seconds videos. Accessible to learners of all levels--from those just getting started on the journey to those already versed in social justice--Read This to Get Smarter covers a range of topics, including race, gender, class, disability, relationships, family, power dynamics, oppression, and beyond. This essential guide is a radical but warm and non-judgmental call to arms, structured in such a way that you can read it cover to cover or start with any topic you want to learn more about.
Contents: Get smarter about identity. Names ; Pronunciation ; Gender ; Dead names ; Names and bias ; Last names ; Pronouns ; Values and beliefs ; Reflection questions -- Get smarter about relationships. Family ; Family structures ; Adoption ; Toxic family relationships ; Friendship ; Intimate partnerships ; Abusive relationships ; Maintaining relationships ; Boundaries ; Communication ; Accountability and apologizing ; Reflection questions -- Get smarter about class. Labor and class ; Capitalism ; Racial capitalism ; Socialism ; Wealth hoarding vs. cooperative economics ; Reflection questions -- Get smarter about disability. Models of disability ; Talking about disability ; Types of disability ; Ablesim ; Reflection questions -- Get smarter about race and racism. Race ; Whiteness and white supremacy ; Antisemitism ; Racism ; Intrapersonal racism ; Interpersonal racism ; Institutional racism ; Reflection questions -- Get smarter about sex, gender, and sexual orientation. Sex ; Gender ; Gender identity, roles, and expression ; Sexual orientation ; LGBTQ+ identity ; Coming out ; Reflection questions.
|Call Number||Location||Shelf Location||Status|
|SOCIAL SCI Ima||Southeast||Nonfiction||Out (Due: 9/27/2023)|