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Messy Europe : Crisis, Race, and Nation-State in a Postcolonial World - (Hardcover)

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"Using the economic crisis as a starting point, Messy Europe offers a critical new look at the issues of race, gender, and national understandings of self and other in contemporary Europe. It highlights and challenges historical associations of Europe with whiteness and modern civilization, and asks how these associations are re-envisioned, re-inscribed, or contested in an era characterized by crises of different kinds. This important collection provides a nuanced exploration of how racialized identitiesin various European regions are played out in the crisis context, and asks what work "crisis talk" does, considering how it motivates public feelings and shapes bodies, boundaries and communities."--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 244
Genre: Social Science, Political Science
Series Title: EASA
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Language: English
Street Date: February 19, 2018
TCIN: 53238519
UPC: 9781785337963
Item Number (DPCI): 248-58-2763
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