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The Politics of Race

Canada, the United States, and Australia

Συγγραφέας: Vickers Jill , Isaac Annette
Εκδότης: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9781442611313
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 352
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x15
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2012
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Politics of Race"

The Politics of Race is an excellent resource for students and general readers seeking to learn about race policies and legislation. Arguing that 'states make race,' it provides a unique comparison of the development and construction of race in three white settler societies - Canada, the United States, and Australia. This timely new edition focuses on the politics of race after 9/11 and Barack Obama's election as president of the United States. Jill Vickers and Annette Isaac explore how state-sanctioned race discrimination has intensified in the wake of heightened security. It also explains the new race formation of Islamophobia in all three countries, and the shifts in how Hispanics and Asian Americans are being treated in the United States. As race and politics become increasingly intertwined in both academic and popular discourse, The Politics of Race aids readers in evaluating different approaches for promoting racial justice and transforming states.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Vickers Jill, Isaac Annette
Κατηγορία: πολιτική
ISBN: 9781442611313
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 30/03/2012
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 352
Τόπος έκδοσης: Toronto
Χώρα έκδοσης: Canada
Βάρος βιβλίου: 520 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x15 cm
Στοιχεία έκδοσης: 2nd Revised edition
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 2 Figures
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2012


Preface to the second edition Introduction. The Politics of Race in Three Settler States. Chapter One. Foundational Race Regimes - Internal Colonialism and Slavery Chapter Two. Subsequent Race Regimes - Segregation and Whites-only Nationalism Chapter Three. Immigration Policies and Multiculturalism Chapter Four. Federalism and Electoral Systems Chapter Five. Bottom-Up Approaches to Change Chapter Six. Top-Down approaches to Change Chapter Seven. The Meaning of Words. Notes Appendix References Index

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