Affectivity and Race: Studies from Nordic Contexts by Rikke Andreassen,Kathrine Vitus

By Rikke Andreassen,Kathrine Vitus

This booklet provides new empirical stories of social distinction within the Nordic welfare states, on the way to boost novel theoretical views at the daily practices and macro-politics of race and gender in multi-ethnic societies. With realization to the explicit political and cultural landscapes of the Nordic nations, Affectivity and Race attracts on a number of assets, together with tv programmes, information media, fictional literature, interviews, ethnographic observations, instructing curricula and coverage files, to discover the ways that rules approximately affectivity and emotion have the funds for 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 subject matters of the politicisation of race via have an effect on, the best way that race produces have an effect on and the affective event of race, this interdisciplinary assortment sheds mild at the function of emotions within the formation of subjectivities, how race and whiteness are affectively circulated in public existence and the ways that feelings give a contribution to regimes of inclusion and exclusion. As such it's going to entice students around the social sciences, with pursuits in sociology, anthropology, media, literary and cultural reports, race and ethnicity, and Nordic studies.

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