The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age

The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age

Alana Lentin, Gavan Titley


Across the West, whatever referred to as multiculturalism is in concern. considered as the failed test of liberal elites, commentators and politicians compete to denounce its corrosive legacies; parallel groups threatening social unity, enemies inside cultivated via irresponsible cultural relativism, mediaeval practices subverting nationwide "ways of lifestyles" and common values. this significant new publication demanding situations this ordinary narrative of the increase and fall of multiculturalism by way of difficult the life of a coherent period of "multiculturalism" within the first position. The authors argue that what we're witnessing isn't lots a rejection of multiculturalism as a rejection of lived multiculture. In documenting mainstream racism and the anxieties that tell it, Lentin and Titley argue that the predicament is a projection of neoliberal societies' disjunctures. Combining thought with a interpreting of latest occasions, it examines the transnational, mediated nature of difficulty itself, and argues demanding this inspiration presents activists with an opportunity to go beyond resurgent racism.

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