Black middle class Britannia : identities, repertoires, cultural consumption (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Black middle class Britannia : identities, repertoires, cultural consumption

Author: Ali Meghji
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019.
Series: Racism, resistance and social change.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyses how racism and anti-racism affect Black British middle class cultural consumption. The author argues there are three black middle class identity modes: strategic assimilation, class-minded, and ethnoracial autonomous. People towards each of these identity modes organise their cultural consumption according to specific cultural repertoires. Those towards strategic assimilation draw on repertoires  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ali Meghji
ISBN: 1526143070 9781526143075
OCLC Number: 1090376947
Description: ix, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction. Taking off the colour-blind goggle: crafting a study on Britain's Black middle class --
2. Towards a triangle of Black middle-class identity --
3. White spaces: consuming traditional middle-class culture --
4. Constructing and using Black cultural capital --
5. Revisitng race and nation: double consciousness, Black Britishness, and cultural consumption --
6. Race, class, and culture in the British racialised social system.
Series Title: Racism, resistance and social change.
Responsibility: Ali Meghji.

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This book analyses how racism and anti-racism affects Black British middle class cultural consumption, incorporating insights from critical race theory and cultural sociology. -- .  Read more...

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'A tour de force with original arguments, empirical richness and theoretical ambition, all presented in a beautifully crafted written narrative.' Les Back is a Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, Read more...

 
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