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The Ephemeral Passport

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I have benefitted from many unearned privileges in my life. I was born into a middle-class white family in the United States, thereby winning several spins of the roulette wheel. While I may have missed out on male privilege, I didn’t face being judged negatively by my skin color or my class. I didn’t have to beg for food. I wasn’t denied an education or forced to marry a much older man. And I didn’t have to swim across the Rio Grande or traverse the Aegean Sea in search of a better life.

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Kilbourne, J. (2017). The Ephemeral Passport. In: Leavy, P. (eds) Privilege Through the Looking-Glass. Personal/Public Scholarship. SensePublishers, Rotterdam. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6351-140-7_17

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