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Description - Theories of Race and Racism by Les Back

Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader is an important and innovative collection that brings together extracts from the work of scholars, both established and up and coming, who have helped to shape the study of race and racism as an historical and contemporary phenomenon. This second edition incorporates new contributions and editorial material and allows readers to explore the changing terms of debates about the nature of race and racism in contemporary societies. All six parts are organized around the contributions made by theorists whose work has been influential in shaping theoretical debates. The various contributions have been chosen to reflect different theoretical perspectives and to help readers gain a feel for the changing terms of theoretical debate over time. As well as covering the main concerns of past and recent theoretical debates it provides a glimpse of relatively new areas of interest that are likely to attract more attention in years to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415412544
ISBN-10: 0415412544
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 744
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Les Back

Les back is Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His primary research interests focus on the culture of racism with particular reference to social identity and popular culture. John Solomos is Professor of Sociology at City University, London. He has researched and written widely on aspects of race and ethnic relations, the politics of race, equal opportunity policies, race and football, and racist movements and ideas.

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