The Resource Racisms in a multicultural Canada : paradoxes, politics, and resistance, Augie Fleras, (ebook)

Racisms in a multicultural Canada : paradoxes, politics, and resistance, Augie Fleras, (ebook)

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Racisms in a multicultural Canada : paradoxes, politics, and resistance
Title
Racisms in a multicultural Canada
Title remainder
paradoxes, politics, and resistance
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Augie Fleras
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eng
Summary
In acknowledging the possibility that as the world changes so too does racism, this book argues that racism is not disappearing, despite claims of living in a post-racial and multicultural world. To the contrary, racisms persist by transforming into different forms whose intent or effects remain the same: to deny and disallow as well as to exclude and exploit. Racisms in a Multicultural Canada is organized around the assumption that race is not simply a set of categories and that racism is not just a collection of individuals with bad attitudes. Rather, racism is as much a matter of interests as of attitudes, of property as of prejudice, of structural advantage as of personal failing, of whiteness as of the "other," of discourse as of discrimination, and of unequal power relations as of bigotry. This multi-dimensionality of racism complicates the challenge of formulating anti-racism and anti-colonialist strategies capable of addressing it. Employing a critical framework that puts politics and power at the centre of analysis, this book focuses on why racisms proliferate, how they work in contemporary societies, and how the way we think and talk about racism changes over time. Specifically, it examines the working of contemporary racisms in a multicultural Canada that claims to abide by principles of multiculturalism and a commitment to a post-racial society
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1947-
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Fleras, Augie
Dewey number
305.800971
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Racism
  • Electronic books
  • Canada
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adult
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Racisms in a multicultural Canada : paradoxes, politics, and resistance, Augie Fleras, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781554589555
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12147393
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remote
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12147393
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MWT12147393
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Racisms in a multicultural Canada : paradoxes, politics, and resistance, Augie Fleras, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554589555
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12147393
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147393
System control number
MWT12147393
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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