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Author Hewitt, Roger.

Title White backlash and the politics of multiculturalism / Roger Hewitt
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 171 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Politics and 'backlash' on the large stage; 3 Greenwich and its racial murders; 4 Narrative, counter-narrative and the boundaries of legitimate discourse; 5 Residence and resistance: the case of the Eltham Tenants Forum; 6 'Race' and 'culture' in education: from neighbourhood schools to the multicultural highway; 7 Backlash, multicultural politics and the global turbine; Select bibliography; Index
Summary Stephen Lawrence's murder led to the widest review of institutional racism seen in the UK. Sections of the white working-class communities near the scene of the murder, however, were deeply hostile to multiculturalist initiatives. Drawing on extensive research, the book relates these phenomena to the 'backlash' to multiculturalism internationally evident
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-165) and index
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Subject Multiculturalism -- Great Britain.
Multiculturalism.
Race relations.
Greenwich (London, England) -- Race relations.
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