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Tag Archives: racism
Feb 24 2013
Few people today would admit to being racist, or to making assumptions about individuals based on their skin colour, gender, or social class. In this book, Geoffrey Beattie asks if prejudice is still a major part of our everyday lives. Beattie … Continue reading
Posted by: February 24, 2013
Jan 29 2013
The rise of the Golden Dawn and extremism in Greece can be seen as part of a broader phenomenon of a culture of intolerance, which is maintained and perpetuated through the Greek education system.
During the past month, Greece has seen a spate of incidents involving racist violence, as well as terrorist attacks targeting economic institutions. Daphne Halikiopoulou and Sofia Vasilopoulou argue that these incidents reflect not only the rise of the extreme-right in the country, typified … Continue reading
Posted by: January 29, 2013
Jun 6 2012
Preventing racism at Euro 2012 is not just the responsibility of Poland and the Ukraine. UEFA must take a harder line.
Hosted by Poland and the Ukraine, the lead up to the Euro 2012 football competition has been fraught with concerns about racism. Daniel Burdsey argues that the organising body, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) must do more to … Continue reading
Posted by: June 6, 2012
Jun 3 2012
Why is the discourse of extreme right parties so hard to characterize? Mapping Extreme Right Ideology proposes a new model of extreme right politics based on expressions of negative identity and authoritarianism. The model is comprehensively tested across 17 European political systems … Continue reading
Posted by: June 3, 2012