Disrupting Whiteness: Applying Critical Theories as Methods in Racially-Just Research

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Thank you for attending the NCFR 2022 Poster Session. The resources for the posters below, include the cited references, as well as suggestions for further reading. Please connect with us if you have questions, would like to collaborate, or have other resources we might enjoy. In solidarity- Lorien, Kadesha, Ashley, Josh

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REFERENCES

 

SCT ANALYSES (all accessible through hyperlink)

FURTHER READING

  • Collins, P.H. (1999). Producing the mothers of the nation: race, class and contemporary US population policies. In N. Yuval-Davis (Ed.), Women, citizenship and difference. Zed.

  • Coulthard, G. S. (2014). Red skin, white masks: Rejecting the colonial politics of recognition. University of Minnesota Press.

  • Hartman, S. (2016). The belly of the world: A note on black women’s labors. Souls, 18(1), 166–173. https://doi.org/10.1080/10999949.2016.1162596

  • Jones-Rogers, S. E. (2020). They were her property: White women as slave owners in the American South. Yale University Press.

  • Mignolo, W. (2012). Local histories/Global designs: Coloniality, subaltern knowledges, and border thinking. Princeton University Press.

  • Mills, C. (2014). The Racial Contract. Cornell University

  • Tuck, E., & McKenzie, M. (2014). Place in research: Theory, methodology, and methods. Routledge.

  • Veracini, L. (2015). The settler colonial present. Springer.

  • Wolfe, P. (1999). Settler colonialism and the transformation of anthropology: The politics and poetics of an ethnographic event. Cassell.

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APPLYING SETTLER COLONIAL THEORY in QUALITATIVE ANALYSES of the FAMILY

REFERENCES

  • Annamma, S. A., Connor, D. J., & Ferri, B. A. (2016). A truncated genealogy of DisCrit. In S. A. Annamma (Ed.). DisCrit: Disability studies and critical race theory in education (pp. 1-8). Teachers College Press.

  • Annamma, S. A., Connor, D., & Ferri, B. (2013). Dis/ability critical race studies (DisCrit): Theorizing at the intersections of race and dis/ability. Race Ethnicity and Education, 16(1), 1-31.

  • Annamma, S. A., Ferri, B. A., & Connor, D. J. (2018). Disability critical race theory: Exploring the intersectional lineage, emergence, and potential futures of DisCrit in education. Review of Research in Education, 42(1), 46-71

  • Jordan, L.S. (2022a). Unsettling the family sciences: Introducing settler colonial theory through a theoretical analysis of the family and racialized injustice. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 14(3), 463-481.

  • Jordan, L.S. (2022b) Unsettling colonial mentalities in family therapy: Entering negotiated spaces. Journal of Family Therapy, 44(1), 171-185.

  • Jordan, L., S., (2021). Belonging and otherness: The violability and complicity of settler colonial sexual violence. Women & Therapy, 44(3-4), 271-291.

  • Kohlman, M. (2015). The sociological roots of eugenics: Demographic, ethnographic and educational solutions to the racial crises in progressive America. One World in Dialogue, 3(2), 12-27.

  • Truong, M., Paradies, Y., & Priest, N. (2014). Interventions to improve cultural competency in healthcare: a systematic review of reviews. BMC health services research, 14(1), 1-17.

DisCrit: DRIVING ANALYSIS THROUGH DIALECTICAL ENGAGEMENT BETWEEN CRITICAL RACE THEORY
and DISABILITIES STUDIES

Kadesha Treco: ktreco@uark.edu

Empower
Growth

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Josh L. Boe, PhD: jboe@nova.edu

 

REFERENCES

  • Acosta, K. L. (2018). Queering family scholarship: Theorizing from the borderlands. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 10(2), 406-418. https://doi.org/10.1111/jftr.12263

  • Allen, S. H., & Mendez, S. N. (2018). Hegemonic heteronormativity: Toward a new era of queer family theory. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 10(1), 70-86. doi: 10.1111/jftr.12241

  • Duran, A., Blockett, R. A., & Nicolazzo, Z. (2020). An interdisciplinary return to queer and trans* studies in higher education: Implications for research and practice. In L. W. Perna (Ed.) Higher education: Handbook of theory and research (Vol. 35, pp.111-173). Springer.

  • Edelman, L. (1994). Homographesis: Essyas in gay literacy and cultural theory. Routledge.

  • Few-Demo, A. L., Humble, A. M., Curran, M. A., & Lloyd, S. A. (2016). Queer theory, intersectionality, and LGBT-parent families: Transformative critical pedagogy in family theory. Journal of Family Theory & Review 8(1), 74-94. https://doi.org/10.1111/jftr.12127

  • Fish, J. N., & Russell, S. T. (2018). Queering methodologies to understand queer families. Family Relations, 67(1), 12-25. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12297

  • Greene, F. L. (1996). Introducing queer theory into the undergraduate classroom: Abstractions and practical applications. English Education, 28(4), 324-339 https://jstor.org/stable/40172908

QUEER(y)ING WHITENESS:
DE-STABILIZING WHITENESS
THROUGH QUEER THEORY

  • Lloyd, S. A., Few, A. L., & Allen, K. R. (Eds.) (2009). Handbook of feminist family studies. SAGE.

  • Morgensen, S. L. (2011). Spaces between us: Queer settler colonialism and indigenous decolonization.  University of Minnesota Press.

  • Moussawi, G., & Vidal-Ortiz, S. (2020). A queer sociology: On power, race, and decentering whiteness. Sociological Forum, 35(4), 1272-1289. https://doi.org/10.1111/socf.12647

  • Oswald, R. F., Blume, L. B., & Marks, S. R., (2005). Decentering heteronormativity: A model for family studies. In V. L. Bengston, A. C. Acock, K. R. Allen, P. Dilworth-Anderson, & D. M. Klein (Eds.), Sourcebook of family theory and research (pp. 143-165). SAGE.

  • Oswin, N. (2008). Critical geographies and the uses of sexuality: Deconstructing queer space. Progress in Human Geography, 32(1), 89-103.

  • Perez-Brena, N. J., Duncan, J. C., Bámaca, M. Y., & Perez, R. (2022). Progress and gaps: A systematic review of the family demographics and family subsystems represented in top family science journals 2008-2018. Journal of Family Theory & Review. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1111/jftr.12446.

  • Riggs, D. W. (2007). Queer theory and its future in psychology: Exploring issues of race privilege. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 1(1), 39-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1751- 9004.2007.00033.x

  • schneider, f. j. (2021). Queering whiteness studies: Exploring the (im)possibility of antiracist pedagogy as imagined by white, queer, educators. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/09518398.2021.2003898

  • Sullivan, N. (2003). A critical introduction to queer theory. New York, NY: New York University Press.

  • Yoon, I. H. (2012). The paradoxical nature of whiteness-at-work in the daily life of schools and teacher communities. Race Ethnicity and Education, 15(5), 587-613. https://doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2011.624506

CRITICAL WHITENESS STUDIES:

A THEORETICALLY INFORMED

METHOD FOR THE FAMILY SCIENCES

Empower
Growth

Ashley Walsdorf, Ph.D.: ashley.walsdorf@alliant.edu

 

REFERENCES

  • Carr, P. R. (2016). Whiteness and white privilege: Problematizing race and racism in a “color-blind” world and in education. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy 7(1), 51 - 74

  •  Cole, M. (2021). Understanding Critical Whiteness Studies: Harmful or Helpful in the Struggle for Racial Equity in the Academy? In D.S. Thomas & J. Arday (Eds.). Doing equity and diversity for success in higher education (pp. 277-298). Springer Nature.

  • Jordan, L. S. (2022). Integrating qualitative inquiry and critical whiteness in psychology research methods courses. Teaching of Psychology. Advanced online. https://doi.org/10.1177/00986283211056886

  •  Leonardo, Z. (2009). Race, whiteness, and education. Routledge.

  •  Matias, C. E., & Boucher, C. (2021). From critical whiteness studies to a critical study of whiteness: Restoring criticality in critical whiteness studies. Whiteness and Education, 1-18. Advaned online. https://doi.org/10.1080/23793406.2021.1993751