Key Concepts in Race and Ethnicity

Editor/Author Meer, Nasar
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Sage UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4739-0604-4
Category: Social Sciences - Ethnic Studies
Book Status: Available
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This book offers an accessible discussion of both foundational and novel concepts in the study of race and ethnicity. Each account will help readers become familiar with how long standing and contemporary arguments within race and ethnicity studies contribute to our understanding of social and political life more broadly.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Why a New Book on Race and Ethnicity?
  • Carving Nature at its Joints
  • Identity and Dispersion
  • Reflexivity
  • How to Use This Book
  • Antisemitism
  • The Object–Subject Distinction
  • From Bigotry to Racism
  • Hierarchies and the New Antisemitism
  • Blackness
  • An Etymology of Blackness
  • Blackness as Double Consciousness
  • Blackness as a Political Identity
  • The Black Atlantic
  • Citizenship
  • The Challenge of Citizenship
  • What the Greeks and Romans Did For Us
  • Marshall and Beyond: Equality and Culture
  • National and Post-National Citizenship
  • Citizenship and New Social Movements
  • Diaspora
  • Co-ordinates of Diaspora
  • Diasporas and Groups
  • Diasporic Space
  • Equalities and Inequalities
  • Foot Races and Starting Lines
  • Groups and Experiences
  • Recognition and Redistribution
  • Ethnicity
  • Subjectivities and Primordialisms
  • Ethnic Boundaries and Ethnic Assertiveness
  • New and Old Ethnicities
  • Boundaries and Drawbacks
  • Euro-Islam
  • Euro-Islam as a Multidirectional Process
  • Euro-Islam as Muslim Adaptation
  • Re-locating the Muslim Subject
  • Health and Well-being
  • Ethnicity and Health
  • Disease and Categories
  • Ethnic Variations
  • Hybridity
  • Hybridity as Translation
  • Hybridity as Identity
  • Integration
  • Two Uses
  • Diversity and Integration
  • Integration as a Vortex Issue
  • Interculturalism
  • Communication Beyond Co-existence?
  • Free from Cultural Groups
  • A Stronger Sense of the Whole
  • Illiberalism and Culture
  • Intersectionality
  • Structural or Political Intersectionality?
  • Intra-Categorical, Anti-Categorical and Inter-Categorical
  • Unitary, Multiple and Intersectional
  • Islamophobia
  • Challenges and Responses
  • Intersectional Islamophobia: Gender and Civilisation
  • Migration
  • Recent Trends in Migration
  • Three Ages of Mass Migration
  • Theorising Migration
  • Mixedness
  • Mixedness as Population Change
  • Mixedness as Racial Formation
  • Multiculturalism
  • A Philosophical Rationale
  • Political Provenance(s)
  • Intellectual Calibrations
  • Known Knowns, Known Unknowns
  • The Backlash and Beyond
  • Nationalism
  • Nationalism and the State
  • What is a Nation?
  • Imagined Communities
  • Ethnies amd Pre-modernity
  • The Bad and the Banal
  • Orientalism
  • Muslim Society
  • A Style of Thought
  • Neo-Orientalism?
  • Political Participation
  • The Function of Political Rights
  • Political Participation as the Franchise
  • Securing Representation
  • Post-colonialism
  • Post or Present?
  • Politics, Culture or Both?
  • Addressing or Ignoring the Post-Colonial?
  • Race
  • History and Categorisation
  • A Biological Category
  • Post-Race or the Paradox of Race?
  • Race Relations
  • Origins
  • British Race Relations
  • Six Orders of Race Relations
  • Status and Party
  • Racialisation
  • Intellectual Provenances
  • Historical Racialisation
  • Contemporary Racialisation
  • Positive Racialisation and Model Minorities
  • Institutional Racisms
  • Recognition
  • The Range of Recognition
  • Phenomenology and Ethics
  • Critical Theory and Race
  • Multicultural Turns
  • Democratic Participation
  • The Emergence of Misrecognition
  • Secularism
  • Contemporary Meanings
  • Secularisation
  • Secularism and State
  • Secularism and Autonomy
  • Secularism and Citizenship
  • Post-Secularism
  • Super-diversity
  • A Concept for Our Time?
  • What is New That is ‘Super’?
  • Transnationalism
  • The Conditions of Transnationalism
  • Social Morphology and Consciousness
  • Cultural Reproduction and Capital
  • Political Engagement and Space
  • Whiteness
  • White or Western?
  • Racial Supremacy and Privilege
  • Class and Negotiating Identity