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The world is a ghetto : race and democracy since World War II

The world is a ghetto : race and democracy since World War II

Author: Howard Winant
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Why is race so central to our experience and our social system? Why does racism endure after the civil rights movement, the overthrow of apartheid, and the demise of colonialism? The World Is a Ghetto is a daring rethinking of the dynamics of race on a world scale." "The World Is a Ghetto compares post-World War II racial dynamics in four countries/regions: the United States, South Africa, Brazil, and the European  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Winant, Howard.
World is a ghetto.
New York : Basic Books, 2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Winant
ISBN: 0465043402 9780465043408 0465043410 9780465043415
OCLC Number: 47235406
Description: xvi, 428 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The historical sociology of race --
3. Learning to catch hell : race and modernity --
4. The empire strikes back : resistance to racial rule --
5. Nineteenth-century nightmares, twentieth-century dreams --
6. Notes on the postwar break --
7. United States : the end of the innocence --
8. South Africa : when the system has fallen / written with Gay Seidman --
9. Brazil : back to the future --
10. Europe : the phantom menace --
11. Conclusion : millennium arrives?
Responsibility: Howard Winant.


A masterful account of world racial politics and the future of global race relations by a leading American sociologist  Read more...


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