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The Routledge International Handbook of Colorism

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This timely and unique edited book explores the concept of colorism, which is discrimination based on the color of a person’s skin.

It takes a global approach that draws on authentic voices from varied contexts and is dedicated to exploring and enriching the diverse intellectual discourse on colorism. The book explores colorism across the globe and studies how it has been woven into the cultural fabric of communities of color.

With 22 chapters organised geographically into parts representing six continents, it explores various facets of colorism, offering international insights beyond a Western perspective.

The handbook examines policy-making in the sphere of colorism across the globe and provides thoughtful insights on colorism discrimination in different contexts.

Chapters are written by leading experts from different disciplinary backgrounds who present cutting-edge research on the topic of colorism in different country contexts, contributing to a global dialogue on colorism. The Routledge International Handbook of Colorism comprehensively highlights colorism across different regions and will be fascinating reading for students and academics in psychology, social work, education, criminal justice, and other social sciences.

It will also be of interest to those working in areas relating to marginalization, human rights, diversity and inclusion.

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Routledge
1032531649 / 9781032531649
Hardback
09/08/2024
United Kingdom
464 pages, 11 Tables, black and white; 5 Line drawings, black and white; 23 Halftones, black and whi
156 x 234 mm