Chelsea Jack

Chelsea Jack

Chelsea Jack is a Masters student in anthropology at the University of Chicago. Her writings for popular and academic audiences can be found on her Academia.edu page.

“Privilege,” “Lived Experience,” and Other Words I Use Without Thinking

“Privilege,” “Lived Experience,” and Other Words I Use Without Thinking

One of my most memorable lovers’ quarrels was about the controversial sociologist Alice Goffman. Go figure. “A privileged white woman who went to Princeton shouldn’t write about disadvantaged black men in West Philly!” I insisted, confidently dropping my favorite rhetorical trump card — “privilege.” “You haven’t even read her

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