By Michael McEachrane,Paul Gilroy
Afro-Nordic Landscapes: Equality and Race in Northern Europe demanding situations a view of Nordic societies as homogenously white, and as human rights champions which are so revolutionary that even the idea that of race is deemed beside the point to their societies. The ebook areas African Diasporas, race and legacies of imperialism squarely in a Nordic context. How has a state as peripheral as Iceland been formed through an identification of being white? How do Black Norwegians problem racially conscribed perspectives of Norwegian nationhood? What does the historical past of jazz in Denmark say in regards to the relation among its nationwide identification and race? what's it wish to be a mixed-race black Swedish lady? How have African Diasporans in Finland navigated problems with race and belonging? And what does the frequent denial of daily racism in Nordic societies suggest to Afro-Nordics?
This textual content is a needs to learn for an individual drawn to problems with race within the Nordic sector and Europe writ huge. As Paul Gilroy writes in his foreword, it's a publication that "should be studied with care and revenue contained in the Nordic nations and in addition outdoors them by means of the wider overseas readership that has been confirmed round the research of racism and 'critical race theory'."
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Afro-Nordic Landscapes: Equality and Race in Northern Europe (Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora) by Michael McEachrane,Paul Gilroy