Racism Postcolonialism Europe
Edited by Graham Huggan and Ian Law
Graham Huggan is Professor of Postcolonial and Commonwealth Literatures at the University of Leeds. He is author of the influential volume The Postcolonial Exotic (Routledge, 2001) among many previous books.
Dr Ian Law is Founding Director of the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS) and Reader in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds.
List of contributors Acknowledgements 1 Introduction Graham Huggan Part I. Concentrationary legacies 2 Concentrationary legacies: thinking through the racism of minor differences Griselda Pollock 3 Xenophobia, Anti-Semitism and feminist activism in eastern Europe: a case study of Romania Elisabeta Zelinka 4 Racism, (neo) colonialism and social justice: the struggle for the soul of the Romani movement in postsocialist Europe Nidhi Trehan and Angéla Kóczé Part II. Racisms of migration 5 ‘A soft touch’: racism and asylum seekers from a visual culture perspective Alex Rotas 6 Migration, racism and postcolonial studies in Spain Landry-Wilfrid Miampika and Maya García de Vinuesa 7 The ‘sick man’ beyond Europe: the orientalization of Turkey and Turkish immigrants in European Union accession discourses in Germany Christoph Ramm Part III. Multiculturalism and its discontents 8 Postcolonial racism: white paranoia and the terrors of multiculturalism Ashwani Sharma 9 Intolerable humiliations Philomena Essed 10 The Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy: racism and ‘cartoon work’ in the age of the World Wide Web Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius Part IV. Towards the future? 11 Violence in France: crisis or towards postrepublicanism? Michel Wieviorka 12 The politics of imperial nostalgia Robert Spencer 13 Afterword: Europe’s racial crisis? Ian Law Index
This essay collection is a detailed, complex, transdisciplinary, and multilayered discussion of historical and current racisms in Europe, and an important contribution to the contemporary debate on race and colonialism in Europe and elsewhere.
Journal of Postcolonial Networks
Size: 234 x 156 mm
Publication: March 31, 2012
Series: Postcolonialism Across the Disciplines 6