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Making Race Matter

Bodies, Space and Identity



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Making Race Matter by Claire Alexander
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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.

Author Biography

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).
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2005
Country of Publication
United States
2005 ed.
272 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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