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5. Structural racism and colourblind whiteness

5. Structural racism and colourblind whiteness  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
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9780191872785
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10.1093/actrade/9780198834793.003.0005
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From a sociological perspective, current racialized inequalities in white-dominated societies in the USA and Europe need to be explored in systemic, structural terms. Systemic or structural ... More
2. Imperialism, genocide, and the ‘science’ of race

2. Imperialism, genocide, and the ‘science’ of race  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2020
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9780191872785
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10.1093/actrade/9780198834793.003.0002
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The term ‘race’ entered English early in the 16th century, referring to family, lineage, and breed. In the 18th-century Enlightenment, the idea of race became incorporated into more ... More
3. The demise of scientific racism

3. The demise of scientific racism  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
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9780191872785
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10.1093/actrade/9780198834793.003.0003
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In the aftermath of the Holocaust and the ending of World War II in 1945, the role of eugenics and scientific racism in underpinning the ideology of Nazism was impossible to ignore. It was ... More
4. Take the money and run

4. Take the money and run  

Katherine Hawley

in Trust: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778421
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10.1093/actrade/9780199697342.003.0005
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‘Take the money and run’ explains the ‘basic trust game’ which is an economic experiment asking participants to make decisions of trust without communicating with others. This test tells ... More
2. Why trust and trustworthiness matter

2. Why trust and trustworthiness matter  

Katherine Hawley

in Trust: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778421
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10.1093/actrade/9780199697342.003.0003
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A trusted person's life runs more smoothly than a distrusted one's. Trust is a compliment, distrust an insult. However, trust can be a burden when we suspect we're not up for the job or ... More
2. Migration

2. Migration  

Kevin Kenny

in Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365913
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10.1093/actrade/9780199858583.003.0002
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‘Migration’ looks at the movement of peoples across the globe from a diasporic point of view. When applied to migration, the term diaspora tends to homogenize the experiences of large ... More
1. ‘Race’ and racism: some conundrums

1. ‘Race’ and racism: some conundrums  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
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9780191872785
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10.1093/actrade/9780198834793.003.0001
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Trying to define the term racism throws up a number of perplexing questions and various cognate terms—ethnicity and ethnocentrism, nation, nationalism, and xenophobia, hostility to ... More
Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction

Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction  

Ali Rattansi

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777288
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10.1093/actrade/9780199546039.001.0001
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9780199546039
Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction believes that multiculturalism is in terminal crisis. It has been blamed for undermining national identity, diluting social ... More
Racism: A Very Short Introduction

Racism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Ali Rattansi

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
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9780191872785
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10.1093/actrade/9780198834793.001.0001
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9780198834793
Racism: A Very Short Introduction explores the history of racial ideas and a wide range of racisms—biological, cultural, colourblind, and structural—and illuminates issues that ... More
6. Knowledge and expertise

6. Knowledge and expertise  

Katherine Hawley

in Trust: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778421
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10.1093/actrade/9780199697342.003.0007
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We need more than good intentions to trust. We also need competence. The knowledge aspect of trust is less morally weighted than the honesty aspect of trust. ‘Knowledge and expertise’ looks ... More
8. Progress and possibility

8. Progress and possibility  

John Waller

in Heredity: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191831706
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10.1093/actrade/9780198790457.003.0008
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After millennia of speculation, confusion, and belated progress geneticists are now able to explain how coils of DNA create the proteins out of which we are all formed; they can tell us ... More
2. Sex, seed, and sin in the medieval world

2. Sex, seed, and sin in the medieval world  

John Waller

in Heredity: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191831706
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10.1093/actrade/9780198790457.003.0002
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The decline of the Roman Empire led to a dramatic drop in trade and the loss of much ancient scholarship. Then, around ad 1000, advances in farming, transport, and finance and an improving ... More
9. Swing to the right, 1977–1995

9. Swing to the right, 1977–1995  

Michael Stanislawski

in Zionism: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780190625207
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10.1093/actrade/9780199766048.003.0009
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Menachem Begin became prime minister of Israel on June 20, 1977, with a clear goal: to implement as quickly and as extensively as possible the policies of Revisionist Zionism as articulated ... More
3. Connections

3. Connections  

Kevin Kenny

in Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365913
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10.1093/actrade/9780199858583.003.0003
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‘Connections’ examines how exile and alienation have unified diasporic groups throughout the world. Babylon, synonymous with ancient greatness, remains a byword for Jewish exile and sorrow ... More
6. The future of diaspora

6. The future of diaspora  

Kevin Kenny

in Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365913
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10.1093/actrade/9780199858583.003.0006
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9780199858583
‘The future of diaspora’ looks at what diaspora could mean in the years to come. When used by scholars, diaspora can homogenize a group or accentuate their differences. The term must be ... More
1. What is multiculturalism?

1. What is multiculturalism?  

Ali Rattansi

in Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777288
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10.1093/actrade/9780199546039.003.0002
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9780199546039
An acceptable definition of multiculturalism is notoriously elusive. ‘Multiculturalism’ entered public discourses in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It has never been about encouraging ... More
4. ‘Integration’, class inequality, and ‘community cohesion’

4. ‘Integration’, class inequality, and ‘community cohesion’  

Ali Rattansi

in Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777288
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10.1093/actrade/9780199546039.003.0005
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9780199546039
The concept of ‘integration’ has replaced multiculturalism as the key theme of national and local policies towards ethnic minorities. Especially in Britain, the notions of ‘community ... More
4. Racialization, cultural racism, and religion

4. Racialization, cultural racism, and religion  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
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9780191872785
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834793.003.0004
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9780198834793
Few people today, outside the ranks of hardcore members of neo-Nazi and other ultra-right-wing groups, admit to being racist. However, even self-confessed racists appear to have little ... More
Trust: A Very Short Introduction

Trust: A Very Short Introduction  

Katherine Hawley

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778421
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10.1093/actrade/9780199697342.001.0001
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9780199697342
Trust: A Very Short Introduction explores key ideas about trust and distrust. Trust is indispensable, yet it can be damaging. Without trusting others, we cannot function in ... More
4. The socialization of markets

4. The socialization of markets  

Jeremy Moon

in Corporate Social Responsibility: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2014
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Dec 2014
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9780191781278
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10.1093/actrade/9780199671816.003.0005
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9780199671816
‘The socialization of markets’ is concerned with how and why corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become more institutionalized. It considers the ways in which CSR features in some ... More

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