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Globalizing the History of French Decolonization

Jessica Lynne Pearson

of voices and perspectives, and to contribute to an ongoing discussion about inequality and racism in France today. As scholars have shown, racial disparity in France is both connected to the particular history of French colonialism and enmeshed in

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Patrick Young, David Looseley, Elayne Oliphant, and Kolja Lindner

-wing, culturalist preoccupations became possible. This alliance reinforced the increasing anti-Muslim resentment observable throughout the Western world. Likewise, that sentiment in France had sources beyond the pursuit of secularism alone. If racism consists of the

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Report from the Region

The “Anti-Gender” Wave Contested: Gender Studies, Civil Society, and the State in Eastern Europe and Beyond*

kindergarten children), similarly aggressive anti-immigration discourse or anti-Muslim racism in particular and aggressive responses to other feminist discourses and policies, on the other. Fourth, as this dual “argument” unfolds we witness, in parallel, the

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Catherine Plum, Klaus Berghahn, Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker, David Freis, and Matthew Eckel

, investigative methods and repression of the police and Stasi, the recruitment of informal collaborators (IMs), and minority group responses and survival. A variety of influences such as Cold War prejudices, fear of Western influence, racism, and xenophobia help

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Engaging Dialogues

Reframing Africa at the Royal Ontario Museum

Silvia Forni

protests against the profiling of black people in the city ( Burns 1989 ). Activist groups, artists, and community organizers were up in arms against the systemic racism of the so-called Canadian multicultural society. The inability of the ROM to

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Pegida in Parliament?

Explaining the Failure of Pegida in Austria

Farid Hafez

implementing a new asylum law in 2003. 23 In national parliamentary debates, analyses reveal first that the fpö had a thematic leadership. Second, racism was not taboo, and third, the imagined “others” (Muslims, immigrants, etc.) were problematized

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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

; eating habits and alcoholism; specific illnesses that afflicted the rural population (pellagra); and racial degeneration. It was the latter that coalesced anxieties of depopulation with nationalism, racism, and anti-Semitism. Within this amalgam

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Federica Stagni and Daryl Glaser

inequality, racism, and conflict is attributable to ‘neoliberalism’. Neoliberalism appears in this collection not as a regime of passive state withdrawal from the market but as an active agent of globalisation and ‘financialisation’. The term is made to

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Becoming Communist

Ideals, Dreams, and Nightmares

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

early days, through attempts to perfect the behavior of those at the Lenin School and purge them of racism, classism, and sexism, to the lived experience in Spain during the civil war, to the general fight against fascism during World War II, to the

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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