This book examines the way in which depictions of post‐modernity, urban social theory and theories of racism interrelate in their comprehension of the cities of late‐capitalist societies, cities the world over, that is, wherever populations of black people are found. That portrayal is a quite unique approach to such burning issues as the manner in which black people assert claims to self‐ identity against racist projections of who they are, of circuits of social control, and social systems reproduction. Moreover questions as to whether the concept of ethnicity divides the oppressed or unites them; whether the categories of race and community are dangerous fictions; what relations there are between the capitalist democratic state and groups suffering racial discrimination within them; and whether critiques of post‐ modern critical social theory clarify or mystify analysis of racism, are all ably considered with unusual perspicuity.
Cambridge, A. (1994), "Confronting the Postmodern Bull", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 14 No. 9, pp. 59-63. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb013203Download as .RIS
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