The Politics of Multiculturalism Race and Racism in Contemporary Britain by Ben Pitcher

The Politics of Multiculturalism Race and Racism in Contemporary Britain

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The Politics of Multiculturalism Race and Racism in Contemporary Britain by Ben Pitcher

Taking as a case study the racial politics of the British state under New Labour, this book advances an idea of multiculturalism as the only conceptual framework that is capable of making sense of the contradictions of contemporary race practice, where racism is simultaneously rejected and reproduced.


Shortlisted for the 2010 BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Award

About the Author

BEN PITCHER is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Westminster, UK. He is associate editor of darkmatter journal.

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229 pages


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Palgrave Macmillan

Publication date

8th April 2009



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