Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2002

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719064715

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Racism and social change in the Republic of Ireland

Bryan Fanning

Published by Manchester University Press

  • In the last decade Irish society has visibly changed with the emergence of new immigrant communities of black and ethnic minorities
  • Argues that Ireland was never immune from the racist ideologies that governed relationships between the 'west and the rest' despite a history of colonial anti-Irish racism
  • Draws upon a number of academic disciplines, focusing on the relationship between ideological forms of racism and its consequences upon black and ethnic minorities
  • Sets out an invaluable critique of racism in Irish society
  • Chapters on nation-building, Ireland's response to the Holocaust, refugees and asylum seekers, the politics of Traveller exclusion and multiculturalism in Ireland examine the mechanics of exclusion resulting from institutional racism within political

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