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Represent and destroy rationalizing violence in the new racial capitalism

Author: Jodi Melamed
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. Univ. of Minnesota Press 2011
Series: Difference Incorporated
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In the global convulsions in the aftermath of World War II, one dominant world racial order broke apart and a new one emerged. This is the story Jodi Melamed tells in Represent and Destroy, portraying the postwar racial break as a transition from white supremacist modernity to a formally antiracist liberal capitalist modernity in which racial violence works normatively by policing representations of difference.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jodi Melamed
ISBN: 0816674248 9780816674244 0816674256 9780816674251
OCLC Number: 934607091
Description: XXIV, 274 Seiten
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ContentsPrefaceIntroduction: Producing Discourses of Certainty with Official Antiracisms --
1. Killing Sympathies: Racial Liberalism and Race Novels --
2. Counterinsurgent Canon Wars and Surviving Liberal Multiculturalism --
3. Making Global Citizens: Neoliberal Multiculturalism and Literary Value --
4. Difference as Strategy in International Indigenous Peoples' Movements --
Epilogue: Rematerializing AntiracismAcknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Series Title: Difference Incorporated
Responsibility: Jodi Melamed


A stinging critique of the link between global capitalism and U.S. multiculturalisms  Read more...


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"A brilliant correction to both Weber and Winant, Represent and Destroy demonstrates how 'the control over the means of rationality' characterizes post-World War II US liberal racial orders. Read more...

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