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Race and racism in Russia

"Since the 1990s, there have been striking changes in racial ideas, practices, exclusions and violence in Russia. By showing how the processes of globalization and racialization are interrelated, Zakharov seeks to demonstrate and explore the roles these play in Russia's new nationhood proj...

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Main Author: Zacharov, Nikolaj Valerʹevič
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Basingstoke, Hampshire New York, NY Palgrave Macmillan 2015
Online Access: Cover (Verlag)
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Summary:"Since the 1990s, there have been striking changes in racial ideas, practices, exclusions and violence in Russia. By showing how the processes of globalization and racialization are interrelated, Zakharov seeks to demonstrate and explore the roles these play in Russia's new nationhood project. The book employs a new threefold theoretical elaboration of racialization, examining the process in terms of 'making', 'doing', and finally 'becoming'. These three elements are considered through discussions of a wide variety of aspects of Russian identity and nationalism, from the analysis of subcultures to explorations of nation-building. Race and Racism in Russia provides important new theories and substantive insights into race and ethnicity in a Russian context, and will be a valuable resource for scholars of Postcolonial Studies, Social Theory and Race"--
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seiten 199-222
Physical Description:vii, 233 Seiten
ISBN:9781137481191