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Social discrimination & inequality

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Producers, Parasites, Patriots Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity

Producers, Parasites, Patriots Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity

Author: Daniel Martinez HoSang, Joseph E. Lowndes Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/04/2019

The shifting meaning of race and class in the age of Trump The profound concentration of economic power in the United States in recent decades has produced surprising new forms of racialization. In Producers, Parasites, Patriots, Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joseph E. Lowndes show that while racial subordination is an enduring feature of U.S. political history, it continually changes in response to shifting economic and political conditions, interests, and structures. The authors document the changing politics of race and class in the age of Trump across a broad range of phenomena, showing how new forms of racialization work to alter the economic protections of whiteness while promoting some conservatives of color as models of the neoliberal regime. Through careful analyses of diverse political sites and conflicts-racially charged elections, attacks on public-sector unions, new forms of white precarity, the rise of black and brown political elites, militia uprisings, multiculturalism on the far right-they highlight new, interwoven deployments of race in the ascendant age of inequality. Using the concept of racial transposition, the authors demonstrate how racial meanings and signification can be transferred from one group to another to shore up both neoliberalism and racial hierarchy. From the militia movement to the Alt-Right to the mainstream Republican Party, Producers, Parasites, Patriots brings to light the changing role of race in right-wing politics.

USA and Racial Divide Lord Heal Me and Heal Our Land

USA and Racial Divide Lord Heal Me and Heal Our Land

Author: Dr Margaret Gray Robinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2019

Families, Families, Everywhere

Families, Families, Everywhere

Author: Megan E Mills Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Families, Families, Everywhere

Families, Families, Everywhere

Author: Megan E Mills Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Neben Der Realit t

Neben Der Realit t

Author: Reni Wagner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2019

Radical Generosity Resisting Xenophobia, Considering Cosmopolitanism

Radical Generosity Resisting Xenophobia, Considering Cosmopolitanism

Author: Ali Kashani Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2019

In this bold and original work, Ali Kashani argues that the rise of the far right political discourse, xenophobia, and the current immigration and refugee crisis indicate that existing values, norms, and practices are inadequate. Thus, it is vital to critique and resist existing values and norms that produce ultra-nationalistic and xenophobic practices. Thus, radical generosity is crucial and necessary. The concept of radical generosity opens the possibility for the transformation of ethical and political practices and a move toward cosmopolitanism. Kashani develops the concept of radical generosity as a social and political practice and as an original grounding for cosmopolitanism, as both an ethical and political transformative practice-and as a critique to resist the rise of the far right political discourse and xenophobia. Radical Generosity suggests, a new way to bridge ethical and political practices and moves beyond ethical subjectivity by Derrida and Levinas and draws inspiration from the Stoics, Aristotle's virtue ethics , radicalized by Nietzsche's concept of magnanimity with anarchist tendencies,and Marx's idea of praxis as social transformative practice.

Producers, Parasites, Patriots Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity

Producers, Parasites, Patriots Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity

Author: Daniel Martinez HoSang, Joseph E. Lowndes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2019

The shifting meaning of race and class in the age of Trump The profound concentration of economic power in the United States in recent decades has produced surprising new forms of racialization. In Producers, Parasites, Patriots, Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joseph E. Lowndes show that while racial subordination is an enduring feature of U.S. political history, it continually changes in response to shifting economic and political conditions, interests, and structures. The authors document the changing politics of race and class in the age of Trump across a broad range of phenomena, showing how new forms of racialization work to alter the economic protections of whiteness while promoting some conservatives of color as models of the neoliberal regime. Through careful analyses of diverse political sites and conflicts-racially charged elections, attacks on public-sector unions, new forms of white precarity, the rise of black and brown political elites, militia uprisings, multiculturalism on the far right-they highlight new, interwoven deployments of race in the ascendant age of inequality. Using the concept of racial transposition, the authors demonstrate how racial meanings and signification can be transferred from one group to another to shore up both neoliberalism and racial hierarchy. From the militia movement to the Alt-Right to the mainstream Republican Party, Producers, Parasites, Patriots brings to light the changing role of race in right-wing politics.

Development in Turbulent Times The Many Faces of Inequality Within Europe

Development in Turbulent Times The Many Faces of Inequality Within Europe

Author: Paul Dobrescu Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/03/2019

This open access book explores the most recent trends in the EU in terms of development, progress, and performance. Ten years after the 2008 economic crisis, and amidst a digital revolution that is intensifying the development race, the European Union, and especially Central and Eastern Europe, are ardently searching for their development priorities. Against this background, by relying on a cross-national perspective, the authors reflect upon the developmental challenges of the moment, such as sustainable development, reducing inequality, ensuring social cohesion, and driving the digital revolution. They particularly focus on the relation between the less-developed Eastern part of the EU and its more developed Western counterpart, and discuss the consequences of this development gap in detail. Lastly, the book presents a range of case studies from different areas of governance, such as economy and commerce, health services, education, migration and public opinion in order to investigate the trends most likely to impact the European Union's medium and long-term development.

Social Exclusion and Justice in India

Social Exclusion and Justice in India

Author: P. S. Krishnan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2019

This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand experiences from the ground to understand social exclusion, and movements and efforts for social justice in India. The author, a renowned champion of social justice for deprived social classes, delves into the roots of discrimination in Indian society as well as explains why caste discrimination still persists and how it can be effectively countered. The volume: examines the caste system and its socio-economic ramifications from the perspective of Dalits, and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes; explores the nuances of the Gandhi-Ambedkar debate on the status and liberation of Dalits and synthesis of the approaches of Gandhi, Ambedkar, Narayana Guru and Marx in resolving certain key issues; analyses legal, economic, social and cultural frameworks to understand caste system and related concepts such as `untouchability', atrocities, reservation, etc. in contemporary India; and provides practical insights into the Constitution-based comprehensive measures required to remedy the consequences of caste system and establish social equality in a holistic manner. The book will interest scholars and researchers of social exclusion and social justice, Dalit, Adivasi and Backward Classes studies, sociology and social anthropology, politics, law and human rights, as well as policy-makers, think tanks and NGOs in the field.

Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change

Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change

Author: Peter (Unsw Sydney Australia) Aggleton Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2019

This volume engages with questions of justice and equality, and how these can be achieved in modern society. It explores how theory and research can inform policy and practice to bring about real change in people's lives, helping readers understand and interrogate patterns and causes of inequality, while investigating how these might be remedied. Chapters outline ways in which theories of justice inform and are factored into effective actions, programmes and interventions. The book includes an international selection of case studies. These range from global inequalities in development and health to cross-border conflict; from gender justice to disability violence; from child protection to disability-inclusive research; from illicit drug use to torture prevention; and from prison wellbeing to sexual and reproductive health and rights. Together, contributors explore: how social science and humanities scholarship can lead to a better understanding of, and capacity to respond to, key social issues and problems the importance of normative reflection and a concern for principles of justice in pursuit of social change the importance of community voice and grassroots action in the pursuit of justice, equity and equality. Envisioning a better world - in which concern for the just treatment of all trumps the pursuit of privilege and inequality - Practical Justice: Principles, Practice and Social Change will appeal to students and academics in disciplines as diverse as philosophy, political science, sociology, anthropology, geography and education, and in fields such as policy studies, criminology, healthcare, social work and social welfare.

White Privilege Unmasked How to be Part of the Solution

White Privilege Unmasked How to be Part of the Solution

Author: Judy Ryde Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2019

All white people understand cultural differences from a platform of relative privilege, affecting their personal and professional interactions. How should they respond when confronted with this knowledge? This introductory book looks at the concept of whiteness, and shows how individuals can 'unmask' their own whiteness and take meaningful steps to break down unconscious bias and structural racism. Exploring how colonial history resulted in white privilege, this book examines how that privilege manifests today in a culturally diverse world, and the links between the rise in far-right politics and anti-immigration rhetoric that led to Brexit and Donald Trump's election. It looks at the pressures on privilege and white populations, with candid reflections on how even well-meaning white people may project unconscious bias in their everyday lives. There are also dedicated chapters on training to raise awareness of white privilege in professional organizations.

Daily Labors Marketing Identity and Bodies on a New York City Street Corner

Daily Labors Marketing Identity and Bodies on a New York City Street Corner

Author: Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2019

On street corners throughout the country, men stand or sit together patiently while they wait for someone looking to hire un buen trabajador (a good worker). These day laborers are visible symbols of the changing nature of work-and the demographics of workers-in the United States. Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky spent nearly three years visiting with African American men and Latino immigrant men who looked for work as day laborers at a Brooklyn street intersection. Her fascinating ethnography, Daily Labors, considers these immigrants and citizens as active participants in their social and economic life. They not only work for wages but also labor daily to institute change, create knowledge, and contribute new meanings to shape their social world. Daily Labors reveals how ideologies about race, gender, nation, and legal status operate on the corner and the vulnerabilities, discrimination, and exploitation workers face in this labor market. Pinedo-Turnovsky shows how workers market themselves to conform to employers' preconceptions of a good worker and how this performance paradoxically leads to a more precarious workplace experience. Ultimately, she sheds light on belonging, community, and what a good day laborer for these workers really is.