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British multiculturalism and the politics of representation

Author: Lasse Thomassen
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses poststructuralist theory to connect inclusion, exclusion and identity, centred around real-world case studies from British culture, politics and law Lasse Thomassen argues that the politics of inclusion and identity should be viewed as struggles over how these identities are represented. He centres this argument through careful analysis of cases from the last four decades of British multiculturalism.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lasse Thomassen
ISBN: 9781474422659 1474422659 9781474422666 1474422667
OCLC Number: 961798326
Description: vii, 247 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction : identity, inclusion and representation --
Hegemony, representation and Britishness --
Subjects of equality --
(Not) just a piece of cloth : recognition and representation --
Tolerance : circles of inclusion and exclusion --
Hospitality beyond good and bad --
Conclusion : multiculturalism, Britishness and muscular liberalism --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Lasse Thomassen.

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Lasse Thomassen applies a fresh, poststructuralist approach to reconcile the theoretical and practical issues surrounding inclusion, exclusion and representation. He opens up debates and themes  Read more...

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