I Refuse to Condemn

I Refuse to Condemn Resisting Racism in Times of National Security

Hardback (15 Nov 2020)

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In times of heightened national security, scholars and activists from the communities under suspicion often attempt to alert the public to the more complex stories behind the headlines. But when they raise questions about the government, military and police policy, these individuals are routinely shut down and accused of being terrorist sympathisers or apologists for gang culture. In such environments, there is immense pressure to condemn what society at large fears. This collection explains how the expectation to condemn has emerged, tracking it against the normalisation of racism, and explores how writers manage to subvert expectations as part of their commitment to anti-racism.

Book information

ISBN: 9781526151476
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 305.8
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 19137
Number of pages: 278
Weight: 1000g
Height: 149mm
Width: 222mm
Spine width: 32mm