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.)