By Alastair Bonnett
This introductory textual content offers scholars for the 1st time with an historic and overseas research of the advance of anti-racism. Drawing on resources from all over the world, the writer explains the roots and describes the perform of anti-racism in Western and non-Western societies from Britain and the U.S. to Malaysia and Peru. subject matters coated include:* the ancient roots of anti-racism* race matters inside of organizations* the perform of anti-racism* the politics of backlash.This vigorous, concise e-book might be an integral source for all scholars drawn to problems with race, ethnicity and in modern society extra often.
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The very notion of equality, Malik implies, demands the assertion of an equivalence between people, a commonality of experience, worth and values. Malik reminds us that these ideas have inspired revolutionaries and egalitarians around the world. Yet the relationship of universalism to non-European emancipation is less straightforward than he admits. We can explore the complex political energies within universalism through the work of two highly influential nineteenth-century universalists, 22 ROOTS OF RESISTANCE Comte and Marx.
Its influence on West Indian and African American cultural expression in the 1920s was also significant, Garveyism finding expression within the Harlem Renaissance and Rastafarianism (the latter being founded, among others, by ex-UNIA members in Jamaica in the early 1930s). The mass membership and appeal of such ‘back to Africa’ campaigning contrast sharply both with Du Bois’s spurning of immigrationism as unrealistic and with the kind of people he wished to see lead the pan-African movement. The theme of leadership, more specifically of establishing a group of African leaders in waiting, animated the Pan-African Congresses Du Bois was involved in.
The fundamental laws of human evolution’, he wrote, ‘which establish the philosophical basis of the ultimate regime, are necessarily appropriate to all climates and all races, except for mere differences in speed’ (1851, p. 390). Comte offered a bold utopian model for the rational and egalitarian transformation of all societies. He envisioned a secular, unified, globe governed by ‘liberty’ (which he called ‘the religion of Humanity’) and reason. Indeed, Comte’s belief that logic, particularly mathematical logic, provided the bedrock upon which a just society could be founded led him to aver that all phenomena are ‘logically able to be represented by an equation’ (cited by Taguieff, 1988, p.
Anti-Racism (Key Ideas) by Alastair Bonnett