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By (author) Michael Banton
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Racial Theories by Michael Banton
Book DescriptionThis thoroughly revised and updated edition of Michael Banton's classic book reviews historical theories of racial and ethnic relations and contemporary struggles to supersede them. It shows how eighteenth- and nineteenth-century concepts of race attempted to explain human difference in terms of race as a permanent type and how these were followed by social scientific conceptions of race as a form of status. In a new concluding chapter, 'Race as social construct', Michael Banton makes the case for a historically sensitive social scientific understanding of racial and ethnic groupings which operates within a more general theory of collective action and is, therefore, able to replace racial explanations as effectively as they have been replaced in biological science. This book is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand contemporary debates about racial and ethnic conflict.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521629454
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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International Politics of Race, Paperback (October 2002)
In this important and timely new book, Michael Banton examines the international politics of racial discrimination and racism. The book recounts key events in the international politics of race during the past few decades.
International Action Against Racial Discrimination, Hardback (May 1996)» View all books by Michael Banton
An introduction to the international law of racial discrimination, this book is the first to provide an inside account of how a United Nations human rights treaty body actually works. It will be fascinating reading for anyone interested in the issue of race and racial discrimination.
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