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Postcolonial women writers in a transnational frame
Elleke Boehmer

Contemporary readings of the postcolonial in literary and cultural critique often see the concept as connected in complex ways with a globalised world distinguished by transnational capital flows and widely ramifying technological networks. The transnational in this respect is taken as signifying the movements of peoples, signs, goods and capital that overarch or bypass the nation. According to this view, the postcolonial, like the transnational or the global, refers to multicultural, cross-border activities and commitments, combining a focus on issues of migrancy, diaspora

in Stories of women
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Passion and politics
Hilary Pilkington

respondents’ almost universal failure to recognise the structural conditions underpinning racism. In sharp contrast to the importance attached to distancing themselves from racism as they understand it, EDL activists openly articulate the belief that there is a ‘problem’ with Islam that is not associated with other aspects of multicultural society. The findings of this study demonstrate that Islam is understood by EDL activists as ‘separate and other’ in a way determined by the Runnymede Trust (1997) to be characteristic of an Islamophobic mindset. While amongst activists

in Loud and proud
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Francisco E. González and Desmond King

ideologies competed to win dominance (Stears 2001). 234 AREAS Another characteristic of standard accounts of the United States’ political development to liberal democracy is their teleological form (Gerstle 2001). In this view, the United States shifted from a condition of imperfect individualism, the imperfections commonly reflecting discrimination against individuals because of their association with certain groups, to one of formal equality of individual rights, and in some accounts to multiculturalism. This influential version of the transformative narrative

in Democratization through the looking-glass
The Moslem question in Bosnia-Hercegovina
David Bruce MacDonald

perfectly understandable, ‘a process that appeared with the absence of external force, a natural, although belated process, of national enlightenment and unification, because Bosnia-Hercegovina is one of the last national knots of Europe that will sooner or later have to be untied to the end’. Multicultural Bosnia, at least for this author, was nothing more than a ‘meaningless phrase’.6 For Serbian and Croatian policy-makers, invented nations had no real histories, and could not claim to have ever been chosen, divine, or even to have suffered a Fall. Fortunately, outside

in Balkan holocausts?
Nancy Fraser

redistribution see claims for the recognition of differ- MCK5 1/10/2003 10:25 AM Page 87 Nancy Fraser 87 ence as ‘false consciousness’, a hindrance to the pursuit of social justice. Conversely, some proponents of recognition reject distributive politics as part and parcel of an outmoded materialism that can neither articulate nor challenge key experiences of injustice. In such cases, we are effectively presented with an either/or choice: redistribution or recognition? Class politics or identity politics? Multiculturalism or social equality? These, I have argued

in The culture of toleration in diverse societies
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Antonia Lucia Dawes

twenty Neapolitan vendors from their spots on the pavement around the edge of the piazza in order to make the area more appealing to tourists. These evicted vendors refused to move to the alternative spots assigned to them and some of them were setting up informally on Via Bologna when I started the research in January 2012. The official plan was to integrate them into a rejuvenated and redeveloped ‘multicultural’ Via Bologna market, which was to be called ‘Napoliamo Road’ (Zagaria 2011 ). However, instead of facilitating this redevelopment, Via Bologna market

in Race talk
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Dalia Abdelhady, Nina Gren, and Martin Joormann

in Everyday life’, PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 34(1), pp. 6–10. Blomley, N. (1994). ‘Mobility, Empowerment and the Rights Revolution’, Political Geography, 13, pp. 407–422. Borevi, K. (2012). ‘Sweden: The Flagship of Multiculturalism’, in Immigration Policy and the Scandinavian Welfare State 1945–2010 (pp. 25–96). London: Palgrave Macmillan. Bosworth, M. and Guild, M. (2008). ‘Governing through Migration Control: Security and Citizenship in Britain’, British Journal of Criminology, 48(6), pp. 703–719. Bourbeau, P. (2015). ‘Migration, Resilience

in Refugees and the violence of welfare bureaucracies in Northern Europe
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Rodney Barker

a contrary development, in that the more segments of a population develop their identities as part of public society, the more possibilities there are for plural or multicultural identities, which may be simple alternatives to prevailing identities or, like punk in the 1970s, a deliberate eschewing of expensive or dominant style. There was a movement from a horizontally diverse to a vertically diverse society, a development with several possible consequences. One possible consequence is that resentments arising from dissatisfied emulation which previously would

in Cultivating political and public identity
Language, education and the Catholic Church
Alex J. Bellamy

Herceg-Bosna, called for multicultural tolerance, and supported peace and cooperation between Croats and Muslims throughout Bosnia and Hercegovina. The Pope’s visit also acted as a catalyst for ecumenical activity in Croatia. In December 1994 Serbian Orthodox services were performed in Zagreb for the first time since the beginning of the war and in 1995 Zagreb Cathedral began making regular use of the ‘ecumenical prayer’ during its services. In 1997 Cardinal Kuhariç’s successor, Archbishop Bo¥aniç, instigated regular ecumenical meetings between himself and the head of

in The formation of Croatian national identity
Daughters of the Empire, mothers in their own homes, 1929–45
Katie Pickles

, ‘The Department of Education.’ That was at the beginning of what we are now in, bilingualism and multiculturalism and so on, you know.     Four or five years later, I stood on the platform of the CPR [Canadian Pacific Railway] Station, out the back of town here, and the train was leaving for Halifax. It was a train full of soldiers, and the boys were

in Female imperialism and national identity