Les frontières du racisme

Les frontières du racisme

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Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia

Borders of Racism

KEYWORDS: RACISM - IDENTITY ISSUES - POPULATION - IMMIGRATION - SECURITY LOGIC

Acknowledged failure of multiculturalism in Germany and in Great Britain, hunting of the Roma in France and in Italy, criminalization of being Latino in the United States, inter-ethnic conflict and anti-white racism in Africa, anti-black racism in Europe, anti-Christian riots in Asia and the Middle East, growing anti-Semitism and global Islamophobia…

What explains the persistence of racial prejudice in spite of unprecedented mobilization against racism? Are we witnessing the emergence of new ethno-racial boundaries?

With a theoretical, historic, and comparative approach, this book assesses the nature and borders of contemporary racism. The author analyzes how the security obsession comes, in many countries, with a tightening circle of national identity, in order to legitimize the reinforcement of social control of minorities and toughening border enforcement.

The author: Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia is an Associate Professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and Associate Researchers at Cevipof (Sciences Po.)




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Sociology : Political Sociology

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