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What Does Race Do?

writingA new article by me has appeared in Ethnic and Racial Studies as part of a Symposium in response to an article by the British sociologist of ‘race relations’, Michael Banton. My article argues that we should understand race in terms of what it does instead of what it is taken to be. Hence, I dispute Banton’s attempt over recent years to get beyond race and question how he situates himself with regards to current debates on the postracial.

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Alana Lentin