Jan Blommaert: 'In the discussion on the politics of knowledge, the political-economic dimension is absent. Academics can do more and better things in attempts to redress existing racial and gender inequalities.'
In this column Ana Deumert looks at a recent judgement by the Constitutional Court (South Africa) on language and racism.
The Help (Movie director: Tate Taylor. Book author: Kathryn Stockett)
Julia van der Staak
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The movie 'The Help', first released in 2011, is based on the well known and like-named novel, by Kathryn Stockett. The story is a good portrayal of multiculturalism and inequality within the American society of the 1960s.
Australia has seen Hanson call Islam a disease and belittle Asians for not assimilating and forming ghettos instead. In this essay, Bin Chen looks into the xenophobic discourse Hanson used on ethnic minorities in Australia.
Racism is nothing new in sports, let alone in international associated football. Can humour and wit be appropriate measures in combatting racism, or will they serve as a force that normalizes racism in society?