By Steve Garner
A Moral financial system of Whiteness offers a operating version for realizing the most ways that white united kingdom humans make ‘race’ via conversing approximately immigration within the twenty-first century. in keeping with vast empirical interviews, Steve Garner establishes 4 overlapping frames in which white English humans comprehend immigration. This contains a story of unequal remedy, the place ‘equality’ is a ‘dirty observe’ since it is obvious as an schedule for redistributing assets to ‘undeserving’ ethnic minorities, ‘non-integrating’ migrants and unproductive white humans. Political correctness is visible because the ideological glue binding this unfair process. individuals are hence chickening out from Britishness right into a extra particular Englishness.
Garner explores the context of those understandings: the dominance of neoliberal marketplace rationales, during which the kingdom deprioritises anti-discrimination paintings. He concludes that those frames purely make experience in a social global the place Britain’s imperial prior has no referring to the current, and the place ‘racism’ in renowned and media tradition turns into merely a narrative of person deviancy. This ebook generates a variety of foreign issues of comparability that deepen our knowing of the backlash opposed to multiculturalism within the West. it is going to entice students and scholars of sociology, social coverage, anthropology, political technological know-how, (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