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Making Race Matter Bodies, Space and Identity

by Claire Alexander, Caroline Knowles

Making Race Matter Bodies, Space and Identity Synopsis

This collection of original pieces brings together critical perspectives on the intersection of ethnic and gender identities as spatialized forms of embodied social practice, tackling important recent themes such as whiteness, masculinity, the body, sexuality, diaspora and globalization. Designed to bring these debates to students in a way that bridges contemporary theory with vivid case material, this is a lively and wide-ranging text of relevance to a range of social sciences.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781403904140
Publication date: 1st September 2005
Author: Claire Alexander, Caroline Knowles
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Ethical issues & debates, Social welfare & social services,

About Claire Alexander, Caroline Knowles

CLAIRE ALEXANDER is Lecturer in Sociology at the London School of Economic and Political Science, UK. She has researched and published on race, youth and masculinity in Britain. Publications include The Art of Being Black (Oxford University Press, 1996) and The Asian Gang (Berg 2000). CAROLINE KNOWLES is Reader in Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK. She is the author of Bedlam on the Streets (Routledge 2000), Family Boundaries: The Invention of Normality and Dangerousness (Broadview Press, 1996), Race, Discourse and Labourism (Routledge 1992) and joint editor of Resituating Identities: The Politics of Race, Ethnicity and Culture (Broadview Press, 1996).

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