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Politics, economics, institutions > Brit(ish) : On Race, Identity and Belonging

Politics, economics, institutions Hirsch, A: Brit(ish) : On Race, Identity and Belonging

  • By Afua Hirsch
  • Price: £16.99
  • ISBN: 9781911214281
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 02/09/2019 if you order today
  • Not a catalogue item - details provisional

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Where are you really from? You're British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain.

Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. So why do people keep asking you where you are from? Brit(ish) is about a search for identity. It is about the everyday racism that plagues British society.

It is about our awkward, troubled relationship with our history. It is about why liberal attempts to be `colour-blind' have caused more problems than they have solved. It is about why we continue to avoid talking about race.

In this personal and provocative investigation, Afua Hirsch explores a very British crisis of identity. We are a nation in denial about our past and our present. We believe we are the nation of abolition, but forget we are the nation of slavery.

We are convinced that fairness is one of our values, but that immigration is one of our problems. Brit(ish) is the story of how and why this came to be, and an urgent call for change.

Series Politics, economics, institutions Title Brit(ish) : On Race, Identity and Belonging
Subject English Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date February 2018 Authors Afua Hirsch
Binding Hardback Pages 384
Size(mm) 170x242 Weight (gms) 630
ESB Code 56310 ISBN 9781911214281
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 02/09/2019 if you order today
  Price £16.99

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