After Multiculturalism: The Politics of Race and the by John F. Welsh

By John F. Welsh

After Multiculturalism: The Discourse on Race and the Dialectics of Liberty offers a distinct critique of multiculturalist proposal in social thought and public coverage from an individualist viewpoint. modern educational and coverage discourse on race and racism within the usa is ruled through collectivist social theories which are based at the concept that the single significant demanding situations to racism are those who foster collective social identities and search to persuade and direct using kingdom energy within the curiosity of specific racial and ethnic teams. Multiculturalism is the existing incarnation of anti-racist concept that informs and mediates political technique and organizational lifestyles within the usa. The multicultural discourse on race has turn into tribalist, anti-western, anti-market, and statist. After Multiculturalism demanding situations the proposal that collectivist and statist ideologies 'own' racism as a tutorial and public coverage factor. Welsh demonstrates that individualist philosophies entail reviews of racism that keep on with at once from their anti-collectivist and anti-statist foundations. He argues that multiculturalism is not going to advertise the kinds of social motion and alterations necessary to overcoming racism and that the individualist and libertarian principles mentioned within the ebook make vital contributions towards the conclusion of an international freed from racial domination. To this finish, the information of Ayn Rand, Murray Rothbard, Benjamin, Benjamin Tucker, Lysander Spooner, Max Stirner and modern libertarian students are mentioned to the lay the root for a critique of multiculturalism. The booklet explores the techniques of post-ethnicity and transracialism as individualist and libertarian expressions of a society 'after multiculturalism.' Welsh's discussions of transracialism and post-ethnicity represent specified and significant contributions to social proposal. This publication will carry nice curiosity for students and scholars curious about race, ethnicity, political thought, or individualist suggestion, in addition to students and scholars of the heritage of ideas.

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