Feminist Review, No. 45, Autumn 1993 (Issue 45) by The Feminist Review Collective

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Makes a speciality of feminist analyses of race and ethnicity - at the moment essentially the most speedy concerns dealing with feminist pondering. the amount levels from a learn of the social geographes of whiteness within the united states to numerous views at the break-up in Yugoslavia.

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Given that there is no sound evidence from the natural and biological sciences to justify the supposition that the human species can be divided up into separate ‘races’, however, both ‘race’ and racism become economic, political, ideological and social expressions. In sum, ‘race’ is not a biological category which is empirically defined. Rather, it is created and reproduced, as well as FEMINIST REVIEW 33 being challenged and eliminated, through economic, political and ideological institutions. Explicit and crude racism is not a respectable aspect of public political life in many contexts.

BUNYAN, Tony (1991) ‘Towards an authoritarian European state’ Race and Class Vol. 32, No. 3, 19–30. CARR, Matthew (1991) ‘Spain: racism at the Frontier’ in ‘Europe: Variations on a Theme of Racism’ Race and Class Vol. 32, No. 3, January-March, 93–7. CHADDOCK, Gail Russell (1990) ‘Interview: Le Pen decries Third World immigration’ Christian Science Monitor 12 December. COHEN, Steve (1991) Imagine There’s No Countries Manchester: Greater Manchester Immigration Unit. DAVIS, Angela Y. (1982) Women, Race and Class London: The Women’s Press.

3 Therefore, I am suggesting that legislation against racism may provide an atmosphere which is hostile to explicit race hatred. Such legislation could also be an indication to black people that national governments are prepared to protect our rights. Nation Once ‘race’ is defined, and racism and state opposition to racism discussed, it can be seen that the concept of nationalism, when discussing racism in the context of Europe, is a closely related concept. , see Pietersee, 1991), with the result that the word ‘Eurocentric’ has specific origins in European nationalism.

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