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White Innocence

Author : Gloria Wekker
ISBN : 9780822374565
Genre : Social Science
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In White Innocence Gloria Wekker explores a central paradox of Dutch culture: the passionate denial of racial discrimination and colonial violence coexisting alongside aggressive racism and xenophobia. Accessing a cultural archive built over 400 years of Dutch colonial rule, Wekker fundamentally challenges Dutch racial exceptionalism by undermining the dominant narrative of the Netherlands as a "gentle" and "ethical" nation. Wekker analyzes the Dutch media's portrayal of black women and men, the failure to grasp race in the Dutch academy, contemporary conservative politics (including gay politicians espousing anti-immigrant rhetoric), and the controversy surrounding the folkloric character Black Pete, showing how the denial of racism and the expression of innocence safeguards white privilege. Wekker uncovers the postcolonial legacy of race and its role in shaping the white Dutch self, presenting the contested, persistent legacy of racism in the country.
Category: Social Science

Author : Edward Wadie Said
ISBN : 9776174213
Genre : East and West
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Category: East and West

Smash The Pillars

Author : Melissa F. Weiner
ISBN : 9781498554268
Genre : Political Science
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Smash the Pillars explores the efforts by scholars and activists to decolonize Dutch history and memory and resist the physical, epistemological, and psychological violence imposed by the Dutch state, its institutions, and dominant narratives.
Category: Political Science

White Middle Class Men In Rio De Janeiro

Author : Valeria Ribeiro Corossacz
ISBN : 9781498546430
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 69.99 MB
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This book analyzes experiences of upper-middle-class white men living in wealthy parts of Rio de Janeiro. The author investigates what it means to be classified as a white person and a man in a society that is known for its valorization of racial mixing and yet deeply structured by racism, class, and gender inequalities.
Category: Social Science

Beyond Being Koelies And Kantr Ki

Author : Margriet Fokken
ISBN : 9789087047214
Genre : East Indians
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This book traces the self-positioning of Hindostani people in the face of British and Dutch colonial practices. Originally from India and shipped to the Dutch colony of Suriname after the abolition of slavery, the Hindostani served as contract labourers to keep the plantation system afloat from 1873. Central to the book is the perspective of the Hindostani themselves. We travel alongside the Hindostani from the moment they were recruited and their movement through the depots awaiting shipment, their travel experiences, their arrival in Suriname, relocation to plantations, and their dispersal following the end of their contracts, either as city workers, or farmers. All along, the book poses the question of identification: how did Hindostani make sense of themselves, their fellow Hindostani, and Surinamese society? Stereotyped images make way for insight in lived experience of lower and higher caste, Hindus and Muslims, men and women.
Category: East Indians

Historicizing Race

Author : Marius Turda
ISBN : 9781441158246
Genre : History
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The idea of race may be outdated, as many commentators and scholars, working in a broad range of different fields in the sciences and humanities, have argued over many years. Nevertheless, it remains one of the most persistent forms of human classification. Theories of race primitivism (the idea that there is a 'natural' racial hierarchy and ranking order of 'inferior' and 'superior' races), race biologism (the belief that people can be classified by genetic features which are shared by members of racial groups), and race essentialism (the notion that races can be defined by scientifically identifiable and verifiable cultural and physical characteristics) are deeply embedded in modern history, culture and politics. Historicizing Race offers a new understanding of this reality by exploring the interconnectedness of scientific, cultural and political strands of racial thought in Europe and elsewhere. It re-conceptualises the idea of race by unearthing various historical traditions that continue to inform not only current debates about individual and collective identities, but also national and international politics. In a concise format, accessible to students and scholars alike, the authors draw out some of the reasons why race-centred thinking has, in recent years, re-emerged in such shocking and explicit form in current populist, xenophobic, and anti-immigration movements.
Category: History

Author : سليماني، ليلى،
ISBN : 9981720356
Genre : Families
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Category: Families

Author : البير كامو
Genre : Psychology
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ماتت أمي اليوم. وربما أمس, لا أدري! لقد تلقيت من الملجأ الذي تقيم فيه برقية هذا نصها: أمكم توفيت. الدفن غدا. أخلص تعازينا. ولم أستطع أن أفهم من ذلك شيئا.. ربما تكون قد توفيت أمس.
Category: Psychology

Author : إدغار آلان بو
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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هذا الكتاب هو قصة قصيرة كتبها إدغار آلان بو. وهي دراسة نفسية للشعور بالذنب، وغالبا ما تقرن في تحليلها قصة بو "القلب الواشي". وفي كلا القصتين، يخفي القاتل جريمته بعناية ويعتقد نفسه أنه لن يكتشف، ولكن في النهاية ينهار ويكشف عن نفسه، مدفوعا من الانزعاج المستمر بسبب شعوره بالذنب
Category: Juvenile Fiction