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Situating "Race" and Racisms In Time, Space, and Theory : Critical Essays for Activists and Scholars

Situating "Race" and Racisms In Time, Space, and Theory : Critical Essays for Activists and Scholars - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0773528871

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ISBN13: 978-0773528871
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Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
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Situating "Race" and Racisms In Time, Space, and Theory : Critical Essays for Activists and Scholars - 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0773528871

Jo-Anne Lee and John Lutz

ISBN13: 978-0773528871
ISBN10: 0773528873
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Grounded in real life and theoretically charged, the nine essays in this interdisciplinary collection explore how race, racisms, and racialization are changing and suggest strategies for reading their emerging forms and discourses. Race has historically been defined by visible difference, but the slippery nature and malleability of racisms and racialising processes challenge scholars and activists to remain vigilant, responsive, and critical in their analyses and actions.

This collection explores the strengths and weaknesses of postmodern social theory in the struggle against racism. Recognizing diversity as a conduit for resilience, endurance, and strength, the editors have tried to encourage coalition building by bringing together historians, sociologists, cultural theorists, and literary scholars in dialogue with artists and activists. Topics considered include nation formation, racialized states, cultural racism, multiculturalism, hyphenated and mixed-race identities, media and representation, and shifting identities.

Table of Contents

Deconstructing Race? Deconstructing Racism (with Postscript 2004)
A Conversation Between Jeannette Armstrong and Roxana Ng
On Being and not Being Brown/Black-British: Racism, Class, Sexuality?
and Ethnicity in Post-Imperial Britain (with Postscript 2004: The Politics of Longing and (Un)Belonging, Fear? and Loathing)
Ali Rattansi
Mixed Metaphors: Positioning ?Mixed Race? Identity
Minelle Mahtani
Turning In, Turning Out: The Shifting Formations of ?Japanese Canadian? from Uprooting to Redress
Roy Miki
Racist Visions for the Twenty-First Century: On the Banal Force of the French Radical Right
Ann Laura Stoler
Unravelling South Africa?s Racial Order: The Historiography of Racism, Segregation? and Apartheid
Paul
A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Globe and Mail Editorials on Employment Equity
Frances Henry and Carol Tator
Orientalizing ?War Talk?: Representations of the Gendered Muslim Body Post-9/11 in The Montreal Gazette
Yasmin Jiwani
Contributors
Index

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