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By Michael McEachrane,Paul Gilroy

ISBN-10: 0415897432

ISBN-13: 9780415897433

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 innovative that even the idea that of race is deemed beside the point to their societies. The e-book locations African Diasporas, race and legacies of imperialism squarely in a Nordic context. How has a country as peripheral as Iceland been formed by way of an id of being white? How do Black Norwegians problem racially conscribed perspectives of Norwegian nationhood? What does the historical past of jazz in Denmark say in regards to the relation among its nationwide identification 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 frequent denial of daily racism in Nordic societies suggest to Afro-Nordics?

This textual content is a needs to learn for an individual attracted to problems with race within the Nordic quarter and Europe writ huge. As Paul Gilroy writes in his foreword, it's a booklet that "should be studied with care and revenue contained in the Nordic international locations and likewise outdoor them by way of the wider foreign readership that has been confirmed round the examine of racism and 'critical race theory'."

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