Paper $31.95 ISBN: 9781848135819 Published July 2011 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848135802 Published July 2011 For sale in North and South America only

The Crises of Multiculturalism

Racism in a Neoliberal Age

Alana Lentin and Gavan Titley

The Crises of Multiculturalism

Alana Lentin and Gavan Titley

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296 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $31.95 ISBN: 9781848135819 Published July 2011 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848135802 Published July 2011 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Preface, by Gary Younge

Introduction and acknowledgments

1: Recited truths: the contours of multicultural crisis
The new certainties
Recited truths
The comforts of crisis
The recited truths of (British) multiculturalism: a rough guide
Species of blowback
The long unsettled settlement

2: Let's talk about your culture: post-race, post-racism
Introduction: 'race is irrelevant, but all is race'
Reflections on Reflections: Can Europe be Racialized with Cultural People in it?
The apparatus of race
No race, no power, new problems
An era of post-racialism
The ascent of culture
The fault-lines of postracialism

3: Free like me: the polyphony of liberal postracialism
From evil to relativism
In the mirror, through the looking glass
Liberal populism, and populist liberalism
Europe's prime multicultural experiment
The new realism
Liberal populism, and populist liberalism
The polyphony of 'identity liberalism'

4: Mediating the crisis: circuits of belief
Mediated minarets
From integration debates to integration events
The diminishing returns of honesty and openness
Genres of event
Something rotten, etc, etc
Recited truths, circuits of belief
Petri-dish cities
Coda: on critics

5: Good and bad diversity: the shape of neoliberal racisms
Introduction: Pragmatic, elastic, ubiquitous
Analysing contamination
Racy: racial neoliberalism and the privatization of race
Privatizing racism
The promise, and problem of diversity
Love diversity, hate racism
Diversity politics, and the politics of diversity
Conclusion: the burka as bad diversity and governmental event

6: On one more condition: the politics of integration today
Introduction
The rise of domopolitics
Integrating the Sexual Nation
Not free enough: sexual repression as a barrier to integration

References and bibliography
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