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2nd Edition

By Robert Miles


216 pages

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This second edition brings the book up to date by looking at recent examples of racism, such as the war in the former Yugoslavia and the cases of Stephen Lawrence and Rodney King, and by considering Islamophobia in Western societies. It also looks more widely at recent developments in the debate.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Situating Racism 1. Introduction 2. Representations of the Other Part 2: Conceptualising Racism 3. The Unity of Racism: A critique of conceptual inflation 4. The Diversity of Racism: A critique of conceptual deflation 5. On Signification Part 3: Contextualising Racism 6. Racism and Class Relations 7. Racism, the Nation State and Globalisation

About the Author

Robert Miles is the Director of Study Abroad and Professor of Sociology and International Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Malcolm Brown is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Exeter.

About the Series

Key Ideas

This popular series covers the main concepts, issues, debates and controversies in sociology and the social sciences. The books are concise and informative yet lively. Written by leading authorities in the field, they give students access to 'new sociology' in manageable form.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations