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Relating Worlds of Racism: Dehumanisation, Belonging, and the Normativity of European Whiteness

Kathryn Pillay, Karen Farquharson, Philomena Essed, Elisa Joy White

Palgrave Macmillan | Published : 2019

Abstract

This international edited collection examines how racism trajectories and manifestations in different locations relate and influence each other. The book unmasks and foregrounds the ways in which notions of European Whiteness have found form in a variety of global contexts that continue to sustain racism as an operational norm resulting in exclusion, violence, human rights violations, isolation and limited full citizenship for individuals who are not racialised as White. The chapters in this book specifically implicate European Whiteness – whether attempting to reflect, negate, or obtain it – in social structures that facilitate and normalise racism. The authors interrogate the dehumanisat..

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