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By Rikke Andreassen,Kathrine Vitus

ISBN-10: 1472453492

ISBN-13: 9781472453495

This ebook provides new empirical reviews of social distinction within the Nordic welfare states, with a view to strengthen novel theoretical views at the daily practices and macro-politics of race and gender in multi-ethnic societies. With recognition to the explicit political and cultural landscapes of the Nordic international locations, Affectivity and Race attracts on numerous assets, together with tv programmes, information media, fictional literature, interviews, ethnographic observations, instructing curricula and coverage records, to discover the ways that principles approximately affectivity and emotion have enough money new insights into the event of racial distinction and the unfolding of political discourses on race in quite a few social spheres. Organised round the issues of the politicisation of race via impact, the way in which that race produces impact and the affective event of race, this interdisciplinary assortment sheds mild at the position of emotions within the formation of subjectivities, how race and whiteness are affectively circulated in public lifestyles and the ways that feelings give a contribution to regimes of inclusion and exclusion. As such it is going to attract students around the social sciences, with pursuits in sociology, anthropology, media, literary and cultural stories, race and ethnicity, and Nordic studies.

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