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Racism Postcolonialism Europe

Graham Huggan and Ian Law


This book turns the postcolonial critical gaze that had previously been most likely to train itself on regions other than Europe, and sometimes those perceived to be most culturally or geographically distant from Europe, back on Europe itself. It argues that racism is alive and dangerously well in Europe, and examines this racism through the lens of postcolonial criticism. Postcolonial racism can be a racism of reaction, based on the perceived threat to traditional social and cultural identities; or a racism of (false) respect, based on mainstream liberals' desire to hold at arm's length ‘diff ... More

Keywords: Europe, racism, postcolonial racism, cultural identities, liberals, surveillance, racial stigmatisation, cultural difference, foreigners, protection

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781846312199
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846315626


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Graham Huggan, editor

Ian Law, editor

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Graham Huggan

Part I Concentrationary legacies

Part II Racisms of migration

Chapter 6 Migration, racism and postcolonial studies in Spain

Landry-Wilfrid Miampika and Maya García de Vinuesa

Part III Multiculturalism and its discontents

Part IV Towards the future?

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