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The white fear factor

Ware, Vron (2010). The white fear factor. In: Boehmer, Elleke and Morton, Stephen eds. Terror and the Postcolonial. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 99–112.

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Abstract

When can we speak of 'white fear' and when, if at all, can this term be used to illuminate the active forms of racism that are alive today? And how do we link this particular postcolonial legacy to the amorphous concept of terror that leeches into our contemporary fears of each other?

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1-4051-9154-6, 978-1-4051-9154-8
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 24968
Depositing User: Vron Ware
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2010 12:31
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2012 04:36
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24968
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