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Theories of Race and Ethnicity: Contemporary Debates and Perspectives

Murji, Karim and Solomos, John eds. (2015). Theories of Race and Ethnicity: Contemporary Debates and Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Abstract

How have research agendas on race and ethnic relations changed over the past two decades and what new developments have emerged? Theories of Race and Ethnicity provides a comprehensive and cutting-edge collection of theoretically grounded and empirically informed essays. It covers a range of key issues in race and ethnicity studies, such as genetics and race, post-race debates, racial eliminativism and the legacy of Barack Obama, and mixed race identities. The contributions are by leading writers on a range of perspectives employed in studying ethnicity and race, including critical race feminism, critical rationalism, psychoanalysis, performativity, whiteness studies and sexuality. Written in an authoritative yet accessible style, this volume is suitable for researchers and advanced students, offering scholars a survey of the state of the art in the literature, and students an overview of the field.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2015 Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0-521-15426-X, 978-0-521-15426-0
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 42228
Depositing User: Karim Murji
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2015 09:29
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:43
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/42228
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