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By Alastair Bonnett

ISBN-10: 0415171202

ISBN-13: 9780415171205

This introductory textual content presents scholars for the 1st time with an historic and overseas research of the advance of anti-racism. Drawing on resources from world wide, the writer explains the roots and describes the perform of anti-racism in Western and non-Western societies from Britain and the U.S. to Malaysia and Peru. themes lined include:* the ancient roots of anti-racism* race concerns inside of agencies* the perform of anti-racism* the politics of backlash.This full of life, concise booklet can be an necessary source for all scholars attracted to problems with race, ethnicity and in modern society extra regularly.

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As Hobsbawm (1992, p. 33) notes, the process of ‘liberal nationmaking’ in the eighteenth century sought to unify disparate populations within politically defined states, a process that ‘was evidently incompatible with definitions of nations as based on ethnicity, language or common history’. This implies that, although pluralism may present a dilemma for modern states (see Bullivant, 1981), the latter provide a potential space for the acceptance of diversity. This tendency within the nationbuilding process implies that the normative unit of the ‘authentically modern’ nation-state is the citizen, and that citizens participate in society as legal equals.

13). Today the corporate sector in many countries also participates in the rhetoric of racial tolerance. The notion that multinational capitalism is perforce multicultural capitalism, and that ‘diversity’ and ‘equal opportunities’ provide ‘resources’ to be developed and tapped, have become familiar themes within business management. 48 NATIONS, CAPITALISM AND ANTI-RACISM Two questions arise from this state of affairs. First, why and how has anti-racism developed within and through modern forms of political and economic control over territory and capital?

For, like so much of the material I am introducing in this chapter, Vasconcelos’s ‘anti-racism’ was enabled and structured by his ‘racism’. The notion of hybridisation he employed relied upon a belief that there existed discrete primordial races with fixed attributes. Moreover, although Vasconcelos often appears convinced that when these elements were blended together, ‘whiteness’, ‘blackness’ and so on, would disappear, and racial utopia would be achieved, he also considered that some racial elements were more desirable than others.

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