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The Meaning of race: race, history and culture in western society

Author: Malik, Kenan Publisher: New York University Press, 1996.Language: EnglishDescription: 323 p. ; 23 p.ISBN: 0814755534Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print HT1500 .M355 1996
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Meaning of Race Race, history and culture in western society Contents Acknowledgements Introduction 1 Beyond the Liberal Hour The Unmaking of Consensus The Making of Consensus The Meaning of the 'Liberal Hour' in Britain Immigration and Assimilation in French Political Debate Race and the Collapse of Consensus 2 The Social Limits to Equality Race and the Enlightenment Human Nature and Human Difference in Enlightenment Discourse Equality and Social Conflict Equality, Slavery and Private Property The Social Limits to Equality 3 The Making of a Discourse of Race Romanticism, Particularism and Race Race in the Post-Enlightenment World From Romantic Reaction to Scientific Racism Race and Class in Victorian England 4 Race in the Age of Democracy The Fear of the Masses Degeneration and Racial Planning Race, Imperialism and Democracy Race, Science and Politics Race and the Nazi Experience 5 Race, Culture and Nationhood 'What is a Nation?' Race, Culture and Nation vii 1 9 11 13 19 26 29 38 39 43 55 61 68 71 73 79 84 91 101 104 109 114 119 123 128 130 133 Culture as a Homologue of Race From 'Many Men' to 'Many Worlds' 6 From Biological Hierarchy to Cultural Diversity Franz Boas and the Remaking of the Culture Concept The Ambiguity of the Culture Concept Antihumanism and the Culture Concept Levi-Strauss and the Celebration of Inequality The Meaning of Multiculturalism 7 Cultural Wars Immigration, Assimilation and National History Islam, Enlightenment and Citizenship Elitism and the Underclass The Bifurcated World 8 Universalism, Humanism and the Discourse of Race The West and its 'Others' Orientalism and Ahistoricism Discourse, Power and Knowledge Humanism, Colonialism and the Holocaust Appearance, Essence and Equality 9 Equality and Emancipation From the 'Right to be Equal' to the 'Right to be Different' Transcending 'Race' Notes and References Bibliography Index 140 144 149 150 156 160 163 169 178 183 193 198 209 217 220 227 230 236 247 260 261 265 270 292 304

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