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The Politics of Anti-Racism in Contemporary France Robert Gibb

The Politics of Anti-Racism in Contemporary France

Robert Gibb

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ISBN : 9781859738221
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256 pages
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Racism takes a range of different forms in contemporary France. The rise of the far-right National Front and attacks on Muslims are just two examples. What organisations have emerged to combat racism? What challenges do anti-racist activistsMoreRacism takes a range of different forms in contemporary France. The rise of the far-right National Front and attacks on Muslims are just two examples. What organisations have emerged to combat racism? What challenges do anti-racist activists currently face? How can anti-racist campaigns become more effective?Focusing on the past two decades, this book provides a clear account of the different forms of anti-racism in France today and considers the major dilemmas that anti-racists face. The author looks in detail at the organizational structures, discourses and practices of anti-racism. In addition, Gibb specifically investigates the debates surrounding three crucial issues secularism and the rights of Muslims, the nature and evolution of asylum and immigration policies, and the development of political strategies to counter the influence of the National Front.