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Racism in the Irish experience

Author: Steve Garner
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
This work is an analysis of the racialisation of Irish identities. The author examines key phases in the historical development of an Irish racial consciousness, including 16th century colonisation and 19th century immigration to America and Great Britain.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garner, Steve.
Racism in the Irish experience.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Garner
ISBN: 0745319971 9780745319971 0745319963 9780745319964
OCLC Number: 52948923
Description: viii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Sociological frameworks for understanding racism --
Money, migrations and attitudes --
Racing the Irish in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries --
The 'filthy aristocracy of skin': becoming white in the USA --
In the belly of the beast: nineteenth-century Britain, Empire and the role of 'race' in home rule --
Other people's diasporas: the 'racialisation' of the asylum issue --
"New racism", old racisms and the role of migratory experience --
"Remember Blanqui?": nation state, community and some paradoxes of Irish anti-racism --
Beyond the new socio-economic "pale": racialisation and belonging in contemporary Ireland.
Responsibility: Steve Garner.
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'A timely reminder for anyone concerned with the directions Irish civic society is taking' -- Mic Moroney

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