The Victims' Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Birth of the Woke Ideology Bruce Bawer

The Victims' Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Birth of the Woke Ideology

Author: Bruce Bawer
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Book Title
The Victims' Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Birth of the Woke Ideology
Author
Bruce Bawer
ISBN
9781637588147
An exposé of the identity-group madness that transformed American campuses--and is now turning the Western world upside down. Gender ideology. The "anti-racism" craze. The #MeToo movement. Sanctuary cities. These are among the building blocks of our new "woke" world, which, during the last few years, seemed to explode out of nowhere. But it didn't emerge from nowhere. It originated on the campuses of some of our most respected colleges and universities. Over the past several decades, more and more faculty members at those institutions have exchanged humanism for radicalism. Rejecting the search for truth, they've become purveyors of ideology. They're no longer teachers, but propagandists; once devoted to the spread of knowledge, they now focus on power dynamics, seeing oppression everywhere and viewing everyone around them through the lens of group identity. Among the most egregious consequences of this intellectual transformation has been the increasing prominence and power of disciplines called "identity studies"--among them Women's Studies, Black Studies, Queer Studies, and even more recently, Fat Studies and Whiteness Studies. In The Victims' Revolution, Bruce Bawer gives us the first true history of this phenomenon. He takes us on a tour of the campuses, classrooms, and conferences where we see and hear professors proudly pushing these new orthodoxies. On every page, we can observe the origins of the virus that, in the past decade, has escaped from the ivory tower and infected the whole Western world.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Bruce BawerPublisher: Bombardier BooksPublished: 03/14/2023ISBN: 9781637588147Pages: 272Weight: 0.56lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.68d
An exposé of the identity-group madness that transformed American campuses--and is now turning the Western world upside down.

Gender ideology. The "anti-racism" craze. The #MeToo movement. Sanctuary cities.

These are among the building blocks of our new "woke" world, which, during the last few years, seemed to explode out of nowhere.

But it didn't emerge from nowhere. It originated on the campuses of some of our most respected colleges and universities.

Over the past several decades, more and more faculty members at those institutions have exchanged humanism for radicalism. Rejecting the search for truth, they've become purveyors of ideology. They're no longer teachers, but propagandists; once devoted to the spread of knowledge, they now focus on power dynamics, seeing oppression everywhere and viewing everyone around them through the lens of group identity.

Among the most egregious consequences of this intellectual transformation has been the increasing prominence and power of disciplines called "identity studies"--among them Women's Studies, Black Studies, Queer Studies, and even more recently, Fat Studies and Whiteness Studies.

In The Victims' Revolution, Bruce Bawer gives us the first true history of this phenomenon. He takes us on a tour of the campuses, classrooms, and conferences where we see and hear professors proudly pushing these new orthodoxies.

On every page, we can observe the origins of the virus that, in the past decade, has escaped from the ivory tower and infected the whole Western world.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bruce Bawer
Publisher: Bombardier Books
Published: 03/14/2023
ISBN: 9781637588147
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.56lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.68d
An exposé of the identity-group madness that transformed American campuses--and is now turning the Western world upside down.

Gender ideology. The "anti-racism" craze. The #MeToo movement. Sanctuary cities.

These are among the building blocks of our new "woke" world, which, during the last few years, seemed to explode out of nowhere.

But it didn't emerge from nowhere. It originated on the campuses of some of our most respected colleges and universities.

Over the past several decades, more and more faculty members at those institutions have exchanged humanism for radicalism. Rejecting the search for truth, they've become purveyors of ideology. They're no longer teachers, but propagandists; once devoted to the spread of knowledge, they now focus on power dynamics, seeing oppression everywhere and viewing everyone around them through the lens of group identity.

Among the most egregious consequences of this intellectual transformation has been the increasing prominence and power of disciplines called "identity studies"--among them Women's Studies, Black Studies, Queer Studies, and even more recently, Fat Studies and Whiteness Studies.

In The Victims' Revolution, Bruce Bawer gives us the first true history of this phenomenon. He takes us on a tour of the campuses, classrooms, and conferences where we see and hear professors proudly pushing these new orthodoxies.

On every page, we can observe the origins of the virus that, in the past decade, has escaped from the ivory tower and infected the whole Western world.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Bruce Bawer
Publisher: Bombardier Books
Published: 03/14/2023
ISBN: 9781637588147
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.56lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.68d