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The politics of multiculturalism : race and racism in contemporary Britain

Author: Ben Pitcher
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What does racism look like in the twenty-first century? Why does it continue to blight our societies when it is so widely rejected, and how do we combat racist practices when dominant social actors and institutions embrace the language of diversity and cultural difference? This book provides an original and innovative response to these questions. Taking as a case study the racial politics of the British state under  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pitcher, Ben.
Politics of multiculturalism.
Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(OCoLC)649245252
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Pitcher
ISBN: 9780230210349 0230210341
OCLC Number: 298778517
Awards: Short-listed for Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2010
Description: ix, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the politics of multiculturalism --
Understanding the politics of multiculturalism --
Black in the Union Jack: the Britishness project --
Multiculturalism, community and 'the white working class' --
Multicultural conflicts: the 'feminist' state --
On the Islamic question: multicultural nationalism and the war on terror --
Conclusion: multiculturalism beyond 'the death of multiculturalism'.
Responsibility: Ben Pitcher.
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Taking as a case study the racial politics of the British state under New Labour, this book advances an idea of multiculturalism as the only conceptual framework that is capable of making sense of  Read more...

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Shortlisted for the 2010 BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Award

 
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