This introductory text provides students for the first time with an historical and international analysis of the development of anti-racism. Drawing on sources from around the world, the author explains the roots and describes the practice of anti-racism in Western and non-Western societies from Britain and the United States to Malaysia and Peru.
Topics covered include:
* the historical roots of anti-racism
* race issues within organisations
* the practice of anti-racism
* the politics of backlash.
This lively, concise book will be an indispensable resource for all students interested in issues of race, ethnicity and in contemporary society more generally.
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