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White Privilege

  • By: Aaron Thompson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

White privilege can be defined as an advantage given to or enjoyed by White people in the United States and elsewhere. This advantage has been viewed as a “right” that exempts those of European descent from restrictions and burdens imposed on ...

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