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The Politics of Multiculturalism: Race and Racism in Contemporary Britain

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What does racism look like in the twenty-first century? Why does it continue to blight our societies when it is so widely rejected, and how do we combat racist practices when dominant social actors and institutions embrace the language of diversity and cultural difference?

This book provides an original and innovative response to these questions. Taking as a case study the
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published May 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Arjun Mishra
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This is an incisive look at multiculturalism in Britain through the rhetoric and policies of New Labour (mostly examining Tony Blair). It highlights the state's positions and discourses on race by looking at nationalism, gender, and immigration. This mode of analysis gives rise to interesting concepts, such as multicultural nationalism. At first glance, that seems like an inimical concept, but it is an apt description of the multicultural policies of New Labour. Being a supporter of the Conserva ...more
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