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Arena of Racism

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In this vital addition to the sociological literature on racism, Michel Wieviorka presents a detailed and revisionary analysis of the vocabulary of racism (prejudice, discrimination, segregation and violence), arguing that racism is not reducible to these elementary forms. He shows how the experiences of institutionalized racism in America and anti-Semitism in Europe can be analyzed to provide an understanding of the complex transition from race to racism.

As cultural identities are more fragmented in our societies, as the social relations defined by industrial capitalism are in decline, so too are ideas of progress and universality. It is in this context of postmodern social and economic flux that Wieviorka puts forward a

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [128]-144) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803978812
Author:
Wieviorka, Michel
Publisher:
Sage Publications (CA)
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Racism
Subject:
Racism -- France.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Series Volume:
no. 202
Publication Date:
19950931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xvi, 148 p.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General

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