Bearing witness to whiteness

Elaine Laforteza

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticle


This article argues that whiteness is a system of representation that produces specific discourses of power and knowledge that deploy racialised spaces and bodily movements. I use North America as the focus of this analysis to examine the systematic operation of whiteness as a discursive and legislative authority in daily life.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages16
Specialist publicationThe Philippine community herald
PublisherPhilippine Community Herald Newspaper
Publication statusPublished - 20 Jul 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • whiteness studies
  • race
  • racialisation
  • North America
  • policing
  • non-white zone

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