Red Racisms: Racism in Communist and Post-Communist Contexts by I. LawRed Racisms: Racism in Communist and Post-Communist Contexts by I. Law

Red Racisms: Racism in Communist and Post-Communist Contexts

byI. Law

Hardcover | June 28, 2012

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This book analyzes racism in Communist and post-Communist contexts, examining the 'Red' promise of an end to racism and the racial logics at work in the Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, Cuba and China, placing these in the context of global racialization.
IAN LAW Professor of Racism and Ethnicity Studies in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds and founding Director of the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, UK. His major books includeEthnicity and Education in England and Europe(with S. Swann),Racism and Ethnicity,Racism,Postcolonialism and Europe(edited w...
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Title:Red Racisms: Racism in Communist and Post-Communist ContextsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:183 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.71 inPublished:June 28, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230300308

ISBN - 13:9780230300309

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Table of Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction Racializing Russia Racial Proletarianization and After: Anti-Roma Racism in Central and Eastern Europe Cuba: The Raceless Nation Racial Sinicisation: Han Power and Racial and Ethnic Domination in China Red Racisms and After: The Promise, The Logics, The Prospects Bibliography Index

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'To date there has been no comprehensive account of racial order and the structural and experiential conditions of racism in communist and post-communit societies. Ian Law's Red Racisms offers a unique comparative and relational analysis of race and racism in the former Soviet Union and in the contemporary Russian Federation, in East European communist satellites and their post-communist aftermaths, and in Cuba. He demonstrates accordingly that though communist states were formally committed to excising racial discrimination, racial formation and racist experience remained constitutive features of modern state arrangement both in their communist and post-communist forms. The compelling account Law offers in Red Racisms fills a major gap in studies of race and racism. It will serve as an important source as much for those working on communist and post-communist states as it significantly advances our understanding of racial states and racisms.' - David Theo Goldberg, Director and Professor, University of California, Humanities Research Institute