Cyber Racism: White Supremacy Online and the New Attack on Civil Rights (Perspectives on a Multiracial America)

Cyber Racism: White Supremacy Online and the New Attack on Civil Rights (Perspectives on a Multiracial America)

By: Jessie Daniels (author)Paperback

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Over the last two decades a surge of white supremacists have found new venues for their racist message. Examining how they've translated their printed publications onto the Internet Cyber Racism asks what this means for understanding racism in the information age. In addition to overt hate speech, contemporary white supremacists have used 'cloaked' websites to disguise racism in the rhetoric of multiculturalism, often quite effectively, raising important questions about racial equality and how the Internet changes the struggle for global justice.

About Author

Jessie Daniels teaches at Hunter College and writes and teaches about racism and anti-racism in print and online. She is the author of White Lies (Routledge). Daniels is a regular contributor to the blog Racism Review (www.racismreview.com ). Her research for this book was supported in part by the MacArthur Foundation.

Contents

Part 1 INTRODUCTION Part 2 WHITE SUPREMACY IN GLOBAL CONTEXT Part 3 WHITE SUPREMACY ONLINE Part 4 FIGHTING WHITE SUPREMACY IN THE DIGITAL ERA

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742561588
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 274
  • ID: 9780742561588
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 0742561585

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