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Series: ...and other big questions
Publication Date: 27 Jul 2020
Subject: Social sciences
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 7, Year 8, Year 9)
|Hardback||22 Oct 2018||
What is race? Who are racists? Why does skin colour matter? And other big questions
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Looks at issues surrounding race and racism.
An important and timely book on race and racism, encouraging children to think for themselves about the issues involved.
Talking about race is often discouraged, but this book aims to bring everyone into the conversation. It explores the history of race and society and discusses how racist attitudes come into being. Look at belonging and identity, the damaging effects of stereotyping and the benefits of positive representation. Discover why it's important to identify and challenge racist behaviour, wherever it exists.
NOTE : Contains a number of uses of the word "f-ing."
Contains a number of racial slurs, in the context of people recounting their experiences
What is race?
Who are racists?
My experience: Claire Heuchan
My experience: Nikesh Shukla
Why does skin colour matter?
My experience: Derek Owusu
Race and racism in history
My experience: Inua Ellams
So, how far have we come?
The murder of Stephen Lawrence
My experience: Asim Chaudhry
Skin colour and stereotypes
My experience: Becky Olaniyi
Race and representation
My experience: Nadine Aisha Jassat
Race and rights
My experience: Chitra Ramaswamy
How does it feel to experience racism?
How can you challenge racism?
What do you think?
Glossary and further information