Race and the Yugoslav Region: Postsocialist, Post-Conflict, Postcolonial? - Theory for a Global Age (Hardback)Catherine Baker (author)
Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 03/04/2018
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This is the first book to situate the territories and collective identities of former Yugoslavia within the politics of race - not just ethnicity - and the history of how ideas of racialised difference have been translated globally. The book connects critical race scholarship, global historical sociologies of 'race in translation' and south-east European cultural critique to show that the Yugoslav region is deeply embedded in global formations of race. In doing this, it considers the everyday geopolitical imagination of popular culture; the history of ethnicity, nationhood and migration; transnational formations of race before and during state socialism, including the Non-Aligned Movement; and post-Yugoslav discourses of security, migration, terrorism and international intervention, including the War on Terror and the present refugee crisis.
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
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