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Author Ali, Suki, 1962-

Title Mixed-race, post-race : gender, new ethnicities, and cultural practices / Suki Ali
Published Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 211 pages)
Contents Where do you come from? -- Researching the unresearchable -- Reading popular culture -- Ambiguous images -- Creating families through cultural practices -- Moving homes -- Discourses of race and racism in schools -- "Mixed-race" futures
Summary Social scientists claim that we now live in a post-race society, where race has been replaced by 'ethnicity'. Yet racism is endemic to British society and people often think in terms of black and white. With a marked rise in the number of children fr om mixed parentage, there is an urgent need to challenge simplistic understandings of 'race', nation and culture, and interrogate what it means to grow up in Britain and claim a 'mixed' identity. Focusing on mixed-race and inter-ethnic families, this book not only explores current understandings of 'race', but it shows, using innovative research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Group identity -- Great Britain.
Interracial marriage -- Great Britain.
Race awareness in children -- Great Britain.
Racially mixed children -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Fallstudiensammlung.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 128033942X
1845205553 (electronic bk.)
185973765X (cased)
1859737706 (paperback)
9781845205553 (electronic bk.)
9781859737651 (cased)
9781859737705 (paperback)