Racism

Racism

by Robert Miles
     
 

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Racism provides an illuminating general overview of the history and debate surrounding the concept of racism. Its objective is to argue that the concept should retain a central place in the analysis of both the historical development, and contemporary structure of, capitalist societies. This new edition brilliantly examines the war in the former Yugoslavia, the cases

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Racism provides an illuminating general overview of the history and debate surrounding the concept of racism. Its objective is to argue that the concept should retain a central place in the analysis of both the historical development, and contemporary structure of, capitalist societies. This new edition brilliantly examines the war in the former Yugoslavia, the cases of Stephen Lawrence and Rodney King, and the recent wave of Islamophobia. This is intelligent and insightful reading for anyone with an interest in the study and evolution of racism in today's world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415018098
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Series:
Key Ideas Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Robert Miles is the Director of Study Abroad and Professor of Sociology and International Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Malcolm Brown is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Exeter.

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