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Title:“I feel like it really happened a lot because oftentimes they wouldn’t speak about their race”: White racial voyeurism of students of Color in cross-racial intergroup dialogues
Author(s):James-Gallaway, Chaddrick
Director of Research:Zamani-Gallaher, Eboni M
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Zamani-Gallaher, Eboni M
Doctoral Committee Member(s):Trent, William T; Dixson, Adrienne D; Ward Hood, Denice; Chesler, Mark
Department / Program:Educ Policy, Orgzn & Leadrshp
Discipline:Educ Policy, Orgzn & Leadrshp
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Race, Racism, Intergroup Dialogue, Intergroup Relations, Critical Race Theory, Higher Education
Abstract:This study examines the cross-racial interactions of Students of Color and white students within the higher education classroom. Utilizing critical race theory, this study primarily focuses on the experiences and interactions of students of color and secondarily White students in a course centered on cross-racial dialogues. The extant intergroup dialogue literature documents voyeuristic listening within dialogues between privileged and oppressed groups as “an important concern”. Overall, this study uses critical discourse analysis and qualitative content analysis to investigate preliminary papers, final papers, and exit interviews to gain insight on the existence of voyeuristic listening instead, racial voyeurism within cross-racial intergroup dialogues. Furthermore, this study uses critical race theory to understand why racial voyeurism of Students of Color happens and how white discursive practices lead towards the dynamic. This study is not an interrogation of intergroup dialogue but how the effects of the permanence of racism take place within cross-racial interactions.
Issue Date:2020-04-28
Type:Thesis
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/108277
Rights Information:Copyright 2020 Chaddrick James-Gallaway
Date Available in IDEALS:2020-08-27
Date Deposited:2020-05


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