Category: Globe

Comments on Global Issues and Concerns

Is there a neo-racism?

Balibar argues that the new surge of racism is centred around culture rather than race. For the neo-racism, cultural differences are insurmountable. Although this differential racism consciously avoids talking about race, it implicitly relates biological reactions to cultural differences. Despite its claims of egalitarianism, neo-racism still advances hierarchy.

Figure 5 - The dynamic macro-model

Understanding class

A summary of Erik Olin Wright’s paper, Understanding class – towards an integrated analytical approach. The article distinguishes three main approaches to class analysis: the individual-attributes approach, the opportunity-hoarding approach, and the exploitation-domination approach.