Race and Power
Global Racism in the Twenty First Century
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Race and Power by Gargi Bhattacharyya
Book DescriptionReviewing cutting-edge debates around racial politics and the culture and economy of globalization, this book draws together a wide range of important contemporary debates in a clear and concise way for undergraduate students. Far from concluding that racism is over, the authors contend that the forces of globalization inhabit older cultures of racial division in order to safeguard the economic interests of the privileged. Arguing that the unspoken culture of whiteness informs much that passes in the name of globalization, the book suggests that we are witnessing a reformulation of economic relations around global racisms. Alongside these shifts in economic relations, racialized identities evolve to encompass mixed heritages and mixed cultures both in personal identities and in lifestyle choices. This is one of the few texts that concentrates on the theory of race rather than politics. It looks at race in global terms, and at 'whiteness' as a part of ethnic studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415219709
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gargi Bhattacharyya
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Race Critical Public Scholarship, Hardback (March 2014)
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Offers an account of ethnicity and calls into question models of community cohesion that present ethnicity as the source of antagonisms and differences that must be overcome. This book examines innovative articulations of ethnicity and challenge the contention that ethnicity is static or that it represents traditional values and cultures.
Dangerous Brown Men, Paperback (July 2008)» View all books by Gargi Bhattacharyya
Examines the way in which western imperial violence has been associated with the rhetoric of rights and democracy - a project of bombing for freedom that has called into question the validity of western conceptions of democracy, rights and feminism.
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