Racism, Ethnicity and Politics in Contemporary Europe

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Contributors from a variety of disciplines and professions present an overview of the reviving racism and ethnic tension in Europe, set the socio-economic and ideological context, present case studies of the political exploitation of racism in specific countries, and describe public policies and the efforts of non- government organizations to combat it. The 15 papers were prepared for an international conference in Loughborough, Britain, in September 1993. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781852788384
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1995
  • Pages: 280

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Notes on Contributors
1 Racism in Contemporary Western Europe: An Overview 3
2 International Comparisons in the Field of Ethnic Relations 31
3 'Race', Class Formation and Political Interests: A Comparison of Amsterdam and London 47
4 Contexts for 'Integration' and Exclusion in Modern and Contemporary France 79
5 Ethnocentrism and the Front National Vote in the 1988 French Presidential Election 96
6 'They must obey our laws and customs!': Political Debate about Muslim Assimilability in Great Britain, France and The Netherlands 115
7 The National Question and the Political Construction of Immigrant Ethnic Communities in Belgium 131
8 'Spain is Different' 145
9 The Italian Far Right: Nationalist Attitudes and Views on Ethnicity and Immigration 159
10 Ethnic Minorities and Multilateral European Institutions 179
11 Institutionalising Anti-Discrimination in Europe 192
12 Adult Education and Training Issues for Ethnic Minorities and Migrants in Europe 209
13 Symbolic Highlights or Political Enlightenment? Strategies for Fighting Racism in Germany 225
14 Ethnic Minority Mobilisation Against Racism in France 240
15 Rights and Difference: Questions of Citizenship in France 253
Index 265
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