Imagined Societies: A Critique of Immigrant Integration in Western Europe

Imagined Societies: A Critique of Immigrant Integration in Western Europe

by Willem Schinkel

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ISBN-13: 9781107129733
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/06/2017
Pages: 277
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x (d)

About the Author

Willem Schinkel is Professor of Social Theory at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. He is a member of The Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is a well-known intellectual in the Dutch public sphere.

Table of Contents

1. Immigrant integration imaginaries in Western Europe; 2. Imagining society: social theory and/as social imagination; 3. Measuring society: moral monitoring and the social science of 'immigrant integration'; 4. Transformations of racism: the rise of culturism; 5. Traditionally modern: contemporary frameworks of sexuality and religion; 6. The uses of citizenship; 7. Social science: between moral monitoring and public sociology.

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