Varia Americana and Race

Kuyper as Antagonist and Protagonist

James Eglinton

Introduction: Racism beyond Intentionality When examining recent trends in debates on race in British public life, it is not hard to find examples of high profile public figures who have been criticized for furthering inherently racist social narratives, albeit without personal intent

Race and Ethnicity

Across Time, Space and Discipline

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Edited by Rodney D. Coates

Race and ethnicity, much like water and air, are all around us. Yet, race and ethnicity remain imprevious to many of us. Hence in this volume authors were challenged to think outside the box. As such, scholars were encouraged to dare to contemplate, to evaluate, and analyze issues regarding race and ethnicity from radically different perspectives. This critical process required them to evaluate their own assumptions and those of their respective disciplines. Therefore, much like walking a tight-rope without a net, the scholars attempt to free themselves from the disciplinarian blinders that often preclude the development of fresh insights. Collectively the papers challenge the way we conceive and perceive of race and ethnicity. As a consequence they go past the ideological constraints that normally limit such discourse by disciplinarian boundaries or disciplinarian myopia. Therefore, these papers provide a critical reappraisal of race and ethnicity.

Martin Brabec

1 Introduction In my article I focus on the causal relations between race and social class and their role, as well as dialectical interconnection with capitalism, particularly in the US. I will also show the conceptual distinctions between race and social class. I will proceed from works of

Jonathan Fleck

poetry intersects with discourses of race in Brazil. 3 As I will argue, the oscillation between invenção (“invention”) and resgate (“rescue”/“recovery”) entails complex strategies of translational domestication and appropriation. These strategies reflect what Alexandra Isfahani-Hammond terms “white

Theology and Race

Black and Womanist Traditions in the United States

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Andrew Prevot

This study develops a Christian theological response to the problems of race and anti-black racism in conversation with black theology and womanist theology. It provides a detailed introduction to multiple voices, developments, and tensions in these two theological traditions over the last half century. It offers an overview of James Cone’s arguments and their reception. It considers turns toward pragmatism and genealogy in black religious scholarship, focusing on Cornel West, Peter Paris, Dwight Hopkins, Victor Anderson, Anthony Pinn, Bryan Massingale, J. Kameron Carter, and Willie Jennings. It analyzes womanist theological treatments of intersectionality, narrative, and embodiment through Jacquelyn Grant, Katie Cannon, Delores Williams, Emilie Townes, Karen Baker-Fletcher, Kelly Brown Douglas, Diana Hayes, and M. Shawn Copeland. Finally, it suggests some open questions related to hybridity, sexuality, and ecology. Ultimately, it argues that the credibility of Christian theological witness depends significantly on the quality of Christian theology’s response to anti-black racism.

Race and Racism in Modern East Asia

Interactions, Nationalism, Gender and Lineage

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Edited by Rotem Kowner and Walter Demel

A sequel to the groundbreaking volume, Race and Racism in Modern East Asia: Western and Eastern Constructions, the present volume examines in depth interactions between Western racial constructions of East Asians and local constructions of race and their outcomes in modern times. Focusing on China, Japan and the two Koreas, it also analyzes the close ties between race, racism and nationalism, as well as the links race has had with gender and lineage in the region. Written by some of the field's leading authorities, this insightful and engaging 23-chapter volume offers a sweeping overview and analysis of racial constructions and racism in modern and contemporary East Asia that is unsurpassed in previous scholarship.

This book is also available in hardback.

Malory Nye

The central question that I am examining in this paper is this: when we speak of religion are we in fact talking about race? Or to put this a little more carefully, what I am trying to explore is the extent to which discourses on religion and religions (that is, religious practices, religious

Shirin Edwin

In literary discussions on Islam in West Africa, it has long been argued that African Muslims owe allegiance to the Arab race since the religion has an Arab origin. Historical accounts of the medieval traveler Ibn Battuta also reveal the social and cultural perceptions that aligned whiteness with

Race and Racism in Modern East Asia

Western and Eastern Constructions

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Edited by Rotem Kowner and Walter Demel

Race and Racism in Modern East Asia juxtaposes Western racial constructions of East Asians with constructions of race and their outcomes in modern East Asia. It is the first endeavor to explicitly and coherently link constructions of race and racism in both regions. These constructions have not only played a decisive role in shaping the relations between the West and East Asia since the mid nineteenth century, but also exert substantial influence on current relations and mutual images in both the East-West nexus and East Asia. Written by some of the field's leading authorities, this groundbreaking 21-chapter volume offers an analysis of these constructions, their evolution and their interrelations.

Race and Racism in Modern East Asia

Western and Eastern Constructions

Series:

Edited by Rotem Kowner and Walter Demel

Race and Racism in Modern East Asia juxtaposes Western racial constructions of East Asians with constructions of race and their outcomes in modern East Asia. It is the first endeavor to explicitly and coherently link constructions of race and racism in both regions. These constructions have not only played a decisive role in shaping the relations between the West and East Asia since the mid nineteenth century, but also exert substantial influence on current relations and mutual images in both the East-West nexus and East Asia. Written by some of the field's leading authorities, this groundbreaking 21-chapter volume offers an analysis of these constructions, their evolution and their interrelations.