Education becomes policing, and the school to prison pipeline is strengthened.?Adult interrogation tactics in schools turns principals into police officers | Alexa Van Brunt | Comment is free | The GuardianThis was posted on Google+
An interesting post reflecting on the role of racism in Enlightenment thought was posted in the New York Times this week. While I laud the attention to racist aspects of Enlightenment thinking, I am less certain about this claim: “but given that we now know that...
Eradicating racism from German children’s books – The LocalShould Germany expunge racist terms from classic children’s books? The Local’s Marc Young comments on the country’s often exasperating attitudes on race.This was posted on...
Violence and Gender in the "New" Europe: Islam in German Culture
"Weber's study undertakes a much-needed comprehensive investigation of the contemporary 'regime of gender violence,' that is, the key role violence has played in defining the position of Muslims in the German public sphere (in the larger European context). Through nuanced theorizing as well as careful historical contextualization, Weber develops an intersectional framework for analyzing gendered violence in a way that does not reinforce racialized discourses of cultural and/or religious difference." [more...]
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013
ISBN: 978-1-137-00708-7, ISBN10: 1-137-00708-7