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Mapping the Language of Racism: Discourse and the Legitimation of Exploitation

Wetherell, Margaret and Potter, Johathan (1992). Mapping the Language of Racism: Discourse and the Legitimation of Exploitation. London and New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf and Columbia University Press.

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Abstract

The topics of race and racism are often treated narrowly in social psychological and other social scientific literature, usually being presented as subcategories of stereotyping or prejudice or attitudes. In this new book, Margaret Wetherell and Jonathan Potter extend their work on the use of discourse analysis in social science to cover racism and to include issues of social structure, power relations and ideology. Part 1 provides the theoretical framework within which representations of race can be studied, part 2 an empirical illustration from New Zealand of the arguments of part 1.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 1992 The Authors
ISBN: 0-7450-1020-2, 978-0-7450-1020-5
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 24335
Depositing User: Margaret Wetherell
Date Deposited: 03 May 2011 08:57
Last Modified: 03 May 2011 08:57
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24335
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