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Romanticizing Difference

Identities in Transformation after World War I

Nadia Malinovich

universalism, humanism, romanticism, and racism were much messier and intertwined. This volume brings together researchers in history, linguistics, and literary studies to reflect on these issues in order to explore the varied ways in which human difference was

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On 20th Century Revolutionary Socialism, from Poland to Peru and beyond

Jean-Numa Ducange, Camila Vergara, Talat Ahmed, and Christian Høgsbjerg

’ manner in 1978, with respect to fighting racism, ‘the principles by which we live’ were that ‘the black working class will be in charge, and that the black struggle has an independence, validity, and vitality of its own’ (30). With those principles to

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Amanda H. Littauer

sexism and homophobia, and sometimes also racism. For Kim, a black sixteen-year-old, the lesbian community “has showed me what I could have, if I was the right age and the right color and looked right. … It's offered me some things; a sense that there are

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Imagining Utopia in an Unfree World

Rick Turner on Morality, Inequality and Existentialism

Mary Ryan

responsible for their environment and thus for their decisions. Under apartheid, the capitalist human model is perpetuated; it endorses ideological racism and fosters competitive attitudes towards people’s relations with one another. In line with Turner

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Professor Anna Stilz and Interviewed by Dr Christine Hobden

are things to value in being a liberal, but we need to think carefully about how we do that, and always be interrogating the racist roots in early liberal thinkers and the consequential racism implicit in a lot of contemporary liberalism. He argues

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Whitewashing History

Pinker’s (Mis)Representation of the Enlightenment and Violence

Philip Dwyer

his agenda. Another paradox is that racism as a pseudoscientific ideology really only came into its own in the nineteenth century, at about the same time as slavery was abolished in Europe. Moreover, this was a period, that is, the decades after 1760

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John Gillespie, Kyle Shuttleworth, Nik Farrell Fox, and Mike Neary

political landscape has been marked by the sustained engagement with race and gender discourse. One can hardly open a newspaper or read a social media newsfeed without encountering a story about gender wage gaps, for example, or racism within First World

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Kathleen Lennon

racism. 41 Frantz Fanon, ‘The Lived Experience of the Black’, reprinted in Race , ed. Robert Bernasconi (Oxford: Blackwell, 2001), 184–202, here 188. 42 Albert Memmi, The Liberation of the Jew , trans. Judy Hyun (New York: Orion Press, 1966); Michael

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Amy Cox Hall, Sergio González Varela, Jessica S.R. Robinson, Peter Weisensel, and David Wills

change, to explain Goncharov's lack of logical or ideological consistency. In a major insight, Bojanowska links Goncharov's racism to a turn in that direction in Russia about 1860, prefigured by the appearance of the word “race” in Russian dictionaries

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The “Moral Effect” of Legalized Lawlessness

Violence in Britain’s Twentieth-Century Empire

Caroline Elkins

liberalism and imperialism and, with it, a dominant narrative of universal human emancipation, equality, rights, and the civilizing mission that materialized simultaneously with an underbelly of repression as expressed in evolutionary thought, racism, class