Race, power and knowledge

Murji, Karim ORCID: 0000-0001-7490-7906 (2002) Race, power and knowledge. In: Social Divisions and Differences. Blackwell, Oxford, UK, pp. 159-204. ISBN 9780631233107

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Abstract

This chapter examines race as a social divison by employing the distinctive concept of the "labour of division" (Hetherington and Munro, 1997). this idea emphasizes the effort, or labour, entailed in the construction and maintenance of divisions. In other words, social divisions are constructions that require work to manufacture and maintain distinctive ways of "seeing" the world. Vision, power and expertise are implicated in these constructions, as we will see in sections 2, 3 and 4.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Social sciences
Depositing User: Karim Murji
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2017 09:40
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2018 12:18
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4008

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