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Identity, belonging and migration

Author: Gerard Delanty; Ruth Wodak; Paul Jones
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2011
Series: Studies in social and political thought, 17
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Shows that that liberalism is not enough to oppose the disparate and diffuse xenophobia and racism faced by many migrants today and calls for conceptions of anti-racism within and beyond the state

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Delanty; Ruth Wodak; Paul Jones
ISBN: 9781846311185 1846311187 9781846316890 1846316898
OCLC Number: 769231769
Description: xii, 329 s
Contents: Acknowledgements List of Figures Notes on Contributors Introduction: Migratio Discrimination and Belonging in Europe Gerard Delanty, Paul Jones and Ruth Wodak I. Theoretical Perspectives on Belonging 1. Belonging and European Identity Bo Strath 2. Identity, Belonging and Migration: Beyond Constructing 'Others' Paul Jones and Michal Krzyzanowski 3. 'Us' and 'Them': Inclusion and Exclusion --
Discrimination via Discourse Ruth Wodak 4. Dilemmas of Secularism: Europe, Religion and the Problem of Pluralism Gerard Delanty II. Institutiona Forms of Discrimination 5. Racism, Anti-Racism and the Western State Alana Lentin 6. What Space for Migrant Voices in European Anti-Racism? Cagla E. Ayka 7. Multiculturalization of Societies: The State and Human Rights Issues Irene Bellier 8. Towards a Theory of Structural Discrimination: Cultural, Institutional and Interactional Mechanisms of the 'European Dilemma' Tom R. Burns 9. On Institutional and Agentic Discrimination: Migrants and National Labour Markets Helena Flam 10. Non-Place Identity: Britain's Response to Migration in the Age of Supermodernity David Ian Hanauer III. Cases of Belonging and Exclusion 11. Symbolic Violence Helena Flam and Brigitte Beauzamy 12. Voices of Migrants: Solidarity and Resistance Lena Sawyer (with Paul Jones) 13. Transformations of 'Dutchness': From Happy Multiculturalism to the Crisis of Dutch Liberalism Marc de Leeuw and Sonja van Wichelen 14. Competent vs. Incompetent Students: Polarization and Social Closure in Madrid Schools Luisa Martin Rojo Conclusion: Discrimination as a Modern European Legacy Masoud Kamali Index
Series Title: Studies in social and political thought, 17
Responsibility: ed. by Gerard Delanty, Ruth Wodak and Paul Jones


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Dealing with something as contentious and problematic as identities in Europe today makes this book a valuable and timely contribution to the literature. * The Journal of Contemporary European Read more...

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