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Canada hassince become a muchmoreracially balibzr country thanit waspriorto the s. This book attempts to answer these fundamental questions through a remarkable dialogue between the French philosopher Etienne Balibar and the American historian and sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein.
As recent inddents in Toronto, Montreal, and Halifax indicate, however,the transition is not always withoutdifficulty. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identities
The objective of progressive analysis, he nqtion, isto chartanalytic pathsoutof theseoppositions ,to rescuethe fruitful Marxistconcernwith globalprocesses of class polarization which Wallerstein reads, metaphorically atleast, asconfirmation that capitalismis a systemof immiserationand to rejectthe ostensible unhelpfultendencies in Marx to seehistoryasa ‘lawed’process of advance.
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How can it be related to class divisions and to the contradictions of the nation-state? Despite their productive disagreements, Balibar and Wallerstein both emphasize the modernity of racism and the need to understand its relation to contemporary capitalism and class struggle. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Both authors challenge the commonly held notion of racism as a continuation of, or throwback to, the xenophobias of past societies and communities.
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Despite their productive disagreements, Balibar and Wallerstein both emphasize the modernity of racism and the need to understand its relation to contemporary capitalism and class struggle. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Yet it isunlikelyto bereadby manyCanadian historians, whowill continue to pursuethe nationalquestion asa setof competing regionalisms, a socalledhistorical duality,or a matterof continental subordination, all empiricallyverifiablein the documents of nationhoodand the constitutional construction of peoplehood, andall equallyinnocent of the complexlayering thatrests’the’nationontheshifting boundaries of gender,race,andclass.
In thiscontext, thisisatimely book. What are the special characteristics of contemporary racism? Verso walletstein, – Social Science – pages. They analyze it instead as a social relation indissolubly tied to present social structures—the nation-state, the division of labor, and the division between core and periphery—which are themselves constantly being reconstructed.
Clas eBook available Verso Amazon. Verso Books 16 December Finally,Balibaroffersa uniqueperspective on the wayin which asocialist ideology ofclass andclass struggle, supposedly pitted againstnationalism, hastendedto mimicthe totalizingexcesses always presentin the articulationof nationalism.
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Other editions – View all Race, Nation, Class: Paralleling the Canadian experience istherising tension andincreasingly violent racism reemergingin Europe. Household Structures and LabourForce Formation. Contact Contact Us Help. It wasonlyin that the federalgovernment rewrotethe immigration act to eliminateracial quotas, anddiscrimination didnotin factenduntilsome yearslater.
Challenge yourself with new discoveries in our Radical Thinkers series. If Balibar’s constant returntothepractical presence ofaninvigorated racism in the modernworldoftenseems overdetermined by the politics of a France obviously caughtin the viseof waningsocial democracy andresurgent neoNazismhis comments and contributions are never as blunt as those of Wallerstein.
And how far, in turn, does racism today compel us to rethink the relationship between class struggles and nationalism?
Both authors challenge the commonly held notion of racism as a continuation of, or throwback to, the xenophobias of past societies and communities. Built balibat the Johns Hopkins University Campus. The Canadian Historical Review. In Praise of Disobedience.
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