Published August 19, 1988
by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||272|
Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain (The Ethnography of Political Violence) - Kindle edition by Ambikaipaker, Mohan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain (The Ethnography of Political Violence).5/5(1). This is an important book, writes Priyanka deSouza, that foregrounds the experiences of those fighting against institutional racism and is generative of new possibilities for forging solidarity. Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain. Mohan Ambikaipaker. University of Pennsylvania Press. In Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain, Mohan Ambikaipaker offers a new ethnographic study using an ‘activist anthropology’ approach that draws on his longstanding association with the grassroots anti-racism organisation Newham Monitoring Project (NMP) to explore the role that political blackness has played in its fight for racial justice and social change. Get this from a library! Political blackness in multiracial Britain. [Mohan Ambikaipaker] -- Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain shows how the deep processes of everyday political whiteness shape the state's failure to provide effective remedies for ethnic, racial, and religious.
Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain shows how the deep processes of everyday political whiteness shape the state's failure to provide effective remedies for ethnic, Excerpt. The people’s stories and struggles for justice described in this book take place in the London borough of Newham. Newham is situated five miles east of central. Mohan Ambikaipaker’s "Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain" is distinctive both for its setting and for its personal engagement. Ambikaipaker practiced "activist anthropology" by carrying out "observant participation" as a caseworker for the Newham Monitoring Project, a community activism organization, over the course of two years. The book alternates between anecdotal accounts of. Great Britain Books. Art Theory Books. London Great Britain Books. This item doesn't belong on this page. Cancel. Thanks, we'll look into this. Multiracist Britain: New Directions in Theory and Practice by Harwant Bains, Philip Cohen (Hardback, ) Be the first to write a review. About this product. This book is a beloved (and long) story, which my children love to select at bedtime just so that they can significantly delay the inevitable. In My Two Grannies a young girl stays with her two grandmothers (one black from Trinidad and one white from Great Britain) while her parents (black mom/white dad) go away on holiday. Although at the.
"Mohan Ambikaipaker's book is a perceptive, moving, and captivating ethnography of an antiracist organization that monitors police abuse in London, an astute analysis of the ways in which the War on Terror proceeds from distinctly racialized assumptions and presumptions, and a profound rumination on the contradictions that make racial identities both fixed and fugitive, both foregrounded and furtive. Windrush book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 50 years ago West indians made a 30 day journey across the Atlantic in /5. Its imagination, insight, and eloquence make Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain a most memorable and meaningful book."—George Lipsitz, author of How Racism Takes Place Subjects Social Sciences Sociology Social Structures, Social Interaction, Population, Social Anthropology. In this significant and engaging book, Mohan Ambikaipaker explores questions of identity and unity through the anti-racist activities of an important community-based organization in Britain that led campaigns against racial and state violence inspired by a unifying ‘blackness’ deliberately ‘coordinated to involve multiple communities in solidarity with each other’ (p. 5).