Cyber Racism: White Supremacy Online and the New Attack on Civil Rights

Cyber Racism: White Supremacy Online and the New Attack on Civil Rights

by Jessie Daniels
     
 

Over the last two decades a surge of white supremacists have found new venues for their racist message. Examining how they've translated their printed publications onto the Internet Cyber Racism asks what this means for understanding racism in the information age. In addition to overt hate speech, contemporary white supremacists have used 'cloaked' websites to

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Overview

Over the last two decades a surge of white supremacists have found new venues for their racist message. Examining how they've translated their printed publications onto the Internet Cyber Racism asks what this means for understanding racism in the information age. In addition to overt hate speech, contemporary white supremacists have used 'cloaked' websites to disguise racism in the rhetoric of multiculturalism, often quite effectively, raising important questions about racial equality and how the Internet changes the struggle for global justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742561588
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/16/2009
Series:
Perspectives on a Multiracial America Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 INTRODUCTION Part 2 WHITE SUPREMACY IN GLOBAL CONTEXT Part 3 WHITE SUPREMACY ONLINE Part 4 FIGHTING WHITE SUPREMACY IN THE DIGITAL ERA

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