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  1. George Yancy (ed.) (2014). White Self-Criticality Beyond Anti-Racism: How Does It Feel to Be a White Problem? Lexington Books.
    George Yancy gathers white scholarship that dwells on the experience of whiteness as a problem without sidestepping the question’s implications for Black people or people of color. This unprecedented reversion of the “Black problem” narrative challenges contemporary rhetoric of a color-evasive world in a critically engaging and persuasive study.
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  2. George Yancy (2012). Look, a White!: Philosophical Essays on Whiteness. Temple University Press.
    From a celebrated scholar on race, a book on ways of seeing, and seeing through, whiteness.
     
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  3. George Yancy (2005). Philosophy in a Feminist Voice: Critiques and Reconstructions (Review). Hypatia 14 (2):129-136.
  4. George Yancy (2004). Geneva Smitherman: The Social Ontology of African-American Language, the Power of Nommo, and the Dynamics of Resistance and Identity Through Language. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 18 (4):273 - 299.
  5. George Yancy (2008). Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race understands Black embodiment within the context of white hegemony within the context of a racist, anti-Black world. Yancy demonstrates that the Black body is a historically lived text on which whites have inscribed their projections which speak equally forcefully to whites' own self-conceptualizations.
     
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  6. George Yancy (2005). Whiteness and the Return of the Black Body. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 19 (4):215-241.
  7. George Yancy (2008). Situated Black Women's Voices in/on the Profession of Philosophy. Hypatia 23 (2):pp. 155-159.
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    George Yancy (ed.) (1998). African-American Philosophers: 17 Conversations. Routledge.
    African-American Philosophers brings into conversation seventeen of the foremost thinkers of color to discuss issues such as Black existentialism, racism, Black women philosophers within the academy, affirmative action and the conceptual parameters of African-American philosophy.
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    George Yancy (ed.) (2012). Reframing the Practice of Philosophy: Bodies of Color, Bodies of Knowledge. State University of New York Press.
    Reflections by leading Latin American and African American philosophers on their identity within the field of philosophy.
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    George Yancy (ed.) (2004). What White Looks Like: African-American Philosophers on the Whiteness Question. Routledge.
    In the burgeoning field of whiteness studies, What White Looks Like takes a unique approach to the subject by collecting the ideas of African-American philosophers. George Yancy has brought together a group of thinkers who address the problematic issues of whiteness as a category requiring serious analysis. What does white look like when viewed through philosophical training and African-American experience? In this volume, Robert Birt asks if whites can "live whiteness authentically." Janine Jones examines what it means to be a (...)
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  11. George Yancy (ed.) (2010). The Center Must Not Hold: White Women Philosophers on the Whiteness of Philosophy. Lexington Books.
    In this collection, white women philosophers engage boldly in critical acts of exploring ways of naming and disrupting whiteness in terms of how it has defined the conceptual field of philosophy. Focuses on the whiteness of the epistemic and value-laden norms within philosophy itself, the text dares to identify the proverbial elephant in the room known as white supremacy and how that supremacy functions as the measure of reason, knowledge, and philosophical intelligibility.
     
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    George Yancy (2008). Introduction: Situated Black Women's Voices in/on the Profession of Philosophy. Hypatia 23 (2):155-159.
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    George Yancy (2001). A Foucauldian (Genealogical) Reading of Whiteness: The Production of the Black Body/Self and the Racial Pathology of Pecola Breedlove in Toni Morrison's the Bluest Eye. Radical Philosophy Review 4 (1/2):1-29.
    This article provides a Foucauldian analysis of whiteness as a philosophical, political, anthropological and epistemological regime, undergirded by a power/knowledge nexus, which shapes what it meansto embody whiteness vis-a-vis the Black body/self. As a specific historically constructed standpoint, one that takes itselfas a “universal” value, and through a genealogical reading, whiteness is revealed as akind of emergence (Entstehung), a reactive value-creating power which shapes how the Black body/self is disciplined and how the Black body/selfcomes to introject a self-denigrating episteme. This (...)
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    George Yancy (2002). Paul Weiss. Review of Metaphysics 56 (1):123-155.
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    George Yancy (2006). Political and Magical Realist Semiotics in Kamau Brathwaite's Reading of The Tempest. Clr James Journal 12 (1):85-108.
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  16. George Yancy (2004). A Foucauldian (Genealogical) Reading of Whiteness: The Production of the Black Body/Self and the Racial Deformation of Pecola Breedlove in Toni Morrison's the Bluest Eye. In What White Looks Like: African-American Philosophers on the Whiteness Question. Routledge
     
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    George Yancy (2002). Lyotard and Irigaray: Challenging the (White) Male Philosophical Metanarrative Voice. Journal of Social Philosophy 33 (4):563–580.
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    George Yancy (2001). A Foucauldian (Genealogical) Reading of Whiteness. Radical Philosophy Review 4 (1-2):1-29.
    This article provides a Foucauldian analysis of whiteness as a philosophical, political, anthropological and epistemological regime, undergirded by a power/knowledge nexus, which shapes what it meansto embody whiteness vis-a-vis the Black body/self. As a specific historically constructed standpoint, one that takes itselfas a “universal” value, and through a genealogical reading, whiteness is revealed as akind of emergence (Entstehung), a reactive value-creating power which shapes how the Black body/self is disciplined and how the Black body/selfcomes to introject a self-denigrating episteme. This (...)
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    George Yancy (2013). 8 “Now, Imagine She's White”. In Dan Flory & Mary Bloodsworth-Lugo (eds.), Race, Philosophy, and Film. Routledge 50--134.
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    George Yancy (2002). The Existential Dimensions of Frederick Douglass's Autobiographical Narrative: A Beauvoirian Examination. Philosophy and Social Criticism 28 (3):297-320.
    Frederick Douglass's socio-political narrative is explored through an existential lens, arguing that Douglass is contesting the proposition that essence precedes existence. Douglass, through his fight with Covey, a white 'slave breaker', and his escape to freedom, affirms his ex-istence (etymologically, 'standing out') as being for it-self (pour-soi) over and against the reduction of his existence to that of being in-itself (an-soi). Drawing from the work of Simone de Beauvoir, who was greatly influenced by the phenomenological and politico-praxic work of Black (...)
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    George Yancy (2004). Geneva Smitherman: The Social Ontology of African-American Language, the Power Of. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 18 (4).
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    George Yancy (1999). Book Review: Janet A. Kourany, Editor. Philosophy in a Feminist Voice: Critiques and Reconstructions. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. [REVIEW] Hypatia 14 (2):129-136.
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    George Yancy (2002). Paul Weiss: Addressing Persistent Root Questions Until the Very End. (Documentation). Review of Metaphysics 56 (1):123.
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  24. Beverly Guy-Sheftall & George Yancy (2010). Convergences: Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy. State University of New York Press.
    Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy in dialogue.
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  25. George Yancy (1999). Book Review: Janet A. Kourany, Editor. Philosophy in a Feminist Voice: Critiques and Reconstructions. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. [REVIEW] Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 14 (2):129-136.
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    George Yancy (ed.) (2012). Christology and Whiteness: What Would Jesus Do? Routledge.
    This book explores Christology through the lens of whiteness, addressing whiteness as a site of privilege and power within the specific context of Christology.
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  27. George Yancy (ed.) (2001). Cornel West: A Critical Reader. Wiley-Blackwell.
    This comprehensive text offers a systematic and thematic approach to West's philosophical work. It moves the reader through his distinctive form of prophetic pragmatism, his historicist and improvisational philosophy of religion, his socialist democratic and truncated Marxist political philosophy, and his reflections on a range of cultural issues.
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  28. George Yancy (2004). Fragments of a Social Ontology of Whiteness. In What White Looks Like: African-American Philosophers on the Whiteness Question. Routledge
     
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  29. George Yancy (2008). Introduction: Situated Black Women's Voices in/on the Profession of Philosophy. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 23 (2):155-159.
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  30. George Yancy (ed.) (2007). Philosophy in Multiple Voices. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The scope of Philosophy in Multiple Voices provides the reader with eight philosophical streams of thought-African-American, Afro-Caribbean, Asian-American, Feminist, Latin-American, Lesbian, Native-American and Queer-that introduce readers to alternative, complex philosophical questions concerning gendered, sexed, racial and ethnic identities, canon formation, and meta-philosophy. The overriding theme of the text is that philosophy is pluralistic in voice, rich in diversity, and ought to valorize democratic intellectual spaces of philosophical engagement.
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  31. George Yancy & Janine Jones (eds.) (2012). Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics. Lexington Books.
    Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics explores the historical implications of the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, by George Zimmerman, in 2012. The book telescopes various themes that are important to a broad market, including race, masculinity, racial profiling, racist stereotyping, black youth and police violence, and racism.
     
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  32. George Yancy & Janine Jones (eds.) (2014). Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics. Lexington Books.
    Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics explores the historical implications of the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, by George Zimmerman, in 2012. The book telescopes various themes that are important to a broad market, including race, masculinity, racial profiling, racist stereotyping, black youth and police violence, and racism.
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  33. George Yancy (2008). Situated Black Women's Voices in/on the Profession of Philosophy. Hypatia 23 (2):155-159.
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    George Yancy, Barbara Applebaum, Susan E. Babbitt, Alison Bailey, Berit Brogaard, Lisa Heldke, Sarah Hoagland, Cynthia Kaufman, Crista Lebens, Cris Mayo, Alexis Shotwell, Shannon Sullivan, Lisa Tessman & Audrey Thompson (2011). The Center Must Not Hold: White Women Philosophers on the Whiteness of Philosophy. Lexington Books.
    In this collection, white women philosophers engage boldly in critical acts of exploring ways of naming and disrupting whiteness in terms of how it has defined the conceptual field of philosophy. Focuses on the whiteness of the epistemic and value-laden norms within philosophy itself, the text dares to identify the proverbial elephant in the room known as white supremacy and how that supremacy functions as the measure of reason, knowledge, and philosophical intelligibility.
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  35. George Yancy (ed.) (2002). The Philosophical I: Personal Reflections on Life in Philosophy. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Philosophy is shaped by life and life is shaped by philosophy. This is reflected in The Philosophical I, a collection of 16 autobiographical essays by prominent philosophers.
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  36. George Yancy (2013). Tarrying Together. Educational Philosophy and Theory 47 (1):1-10.
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  37. George Yancy (2015). Through the Crucible of Pain and Suffering: African-American Philosophy as a Gift and the Countering of the Western Philosophical Metanarrative. Educational Philosophy and Theory 47 (11):1143-1159.
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  38. George Yancy (ed.) (2005). White on White/Black on Black. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    White on White/Black on Black is a unique contribution to the philosophy of race. The text explores how 14 philosophers, 7 white and 7 black, philosophically understand the dynamics of the process of racialization.
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  39. George Yancy (ed.) (2016). White Self-Criticality Beyond Anti-Racism: How Does It Feel to Be a White Problem? Lexington Books.
    George Yancy gathers white scholarship that dwells on the experience of whiteness as a problem without sidestepping the question’s implications for Black people or people of color. This unprecedented reversion of the “Black problem” narrative challenges contemporary rhetoric of a color-evasive world in a critically engaging and persuasive study.
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  40. George Yancy (ed.) (2004). What White Looks Like: African-American Philosophers on the Whiteness Question. Routledge.
    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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