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Race and racism in Russia

Author: Nikolay Zakharov
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Mapping global racisms.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Since the 1990s, there have been striking changes in racial ideas, practices, exclusions and violence in Russia. By showing how the processes of globalization and racialization are interrelated, Zakharov seeks to demonstrate and explore the roles these play in Russia's new nationhood project. The book employs a new threefold theoretical elaboration of racialization, examining the process in terms of 'making',  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolay Zakharov
ISBN: 9781137481191 1137481196 113748120X 9781137481207
OCLC Number: 892964114
Description: vii, 233 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Global Racisms and Racism in Russia : An Introduction --
2. Race and Racism in the Russian Past --
3. Race, Racialization, and Racism : A New Theoretical Framework --
4. Making Race in the Russian Academia --
5. Rioting for Whiteness : Doing Race on the Squares of Moscow --
6. Becoming Racial : Race As a New Form of Inequality --
7. Geopolitics of Racism and the Nation-Building Processes --
8. Concluding Discussion.
Series Title: Mapping global racisms.
Responsibility: Nikolay Zakharov (Södertörn University, Sweden).
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Race and Racism in Russia identifies the striking changes in racial ideas, practices, exclusions and violence in Russia since the 1990s, revealing how 'Russianness' has become a synonym for racial  Read more...


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"Zakharov's book is the first monograph which deals with the subject. ... the book is quite important not in terms of explaining current processes in Russia, but also in Europe." (Dmitry Shlapentokh, Read more...

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