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 concept that of race is deemed beside the point to their societies. The publication locations African Diasporas, race and legacies of imperialism squarely in a Nordic context. How has a state as peripheral as Iceland been formed through an id of being white? How do Black Norwegians problem racially conscribed perspectives of Norwegian nationhood? What does the heritage of jazz in Denmark say in regards to the relation among its nationwide id and race? what's it prefer to be a mixed-race black Swedish lady? How have African Diasporans in Finland navigated problems with race and belonging? And what does the common denial of daily racism in Nordic societies suggest to Afro-Nordics?
This textual content is a needs to learn for someone attracted to problems with race within the Nordic zone and Europe writ huge. As Paul Gilroy writes in his foreword, it's a e-book that "should be studied with care and revenue contained in the Nordic international locations and in addition outdoor them by means of the wider foreign readership that has been verified round the examine 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