By Steve Garner
A Moral economic system of Whiteness offers a operating version for realizing the most ways that white united kingdom humans make ‘race’ via speaking approximately immigration within the twenty-first century. in response to huge empirical interviews, Steve Garner establishes 4 overlapping frames in which white English humans comprehend immigration. This contains a story of unequal therapy, the place ‘equality’ is a ‘dirty notice’ since it is noticeable as an time table for redistributing assets to ‘undeserving’ ethnic minorities, ‘non-integrating’ migrants and unproductive white humans. Political correctness is noticeable because the ideological glue binding this unfair method. individuals are hence taking flight from Britishness right into a extra particular Englishness.
Garner explores the context of those understandings: the dominance of neoliberal industry rationales, during which the country deprioritises anti-discrimination paintings. He concludes that those frames purely make feel in a social international the place Britain’s imperial earlier has no relating the current, and the place ‘racism’ in well known and media tradition turns into simply a narrative of person deviancy. This ebook generates a number of overseas issues of comparability that deepen our figuring out of the backlash opposed to multiculturalism within the West. it's going to attract students and scholars of sociology, social coverage, anthropology, political technology, (im)migration, multiculturalism, nationalism and British studies.
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A Moral Economy of Whiteness: Four Frames of Racializing Discourse (Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity) by Steve Garner