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New Critical Idiom: Race offers a comprehensive and compelling introduction to the study of the idiom and charts significant contemporary attempts to go beyond the limits posed by the terms 'race' and 'racism'. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an expansive, global understanding of the term from the classical period onwards. Topic covered include: * Otherness; * Race and Social Theory; * Identity, Ethnicity and Immigration * Critical Race Theory. This clear and engaging study presents readers with a thought provoking guide, essential for students of Literature, Culture and Race.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138904694
  • 9781138904699

About Martin Orkin

Martin Orkin is a Professor at the University of Haifa in Israel, where he teaches in the departments of Theatre and English. Alexa Huang is a Professor of English at George Washington University, USA.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Part 1 Fixing the Fetters of Race Chapter 1: Marking Barbarians, Jews, Turks, and Moors or Blacks: the classical, medieval and early modern periods Chapter 2: Pseudo-Scientific or Biological markings of difference: seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Chapter 3: Racist State Legislations, Fascism, Genocide: twentieth century Part 2 Re-casting the Fetters of Race Chapter 4: Re-reading Slavery Chapter 5: Epistemologies of Otherness; Inventing Whiteness Part 3 Loosening the fetters of 'Race' Chapter 6: Race within Social Theory Chapter 7: Britain's New Racism and Multiculturalism Chapter 8: Europe's Identity, Ethnicity and Immigration Chapter 9: North America's Critical Race Theory Chapter 10: South African Praxis Chapter 11: Negotiating Palestine/Israel Chapter 12: Imaginings of Islam Race, Racism and Processshow more