PC Worlds

Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony
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Author(s): Jonathan Friedman
Series No: 2
Original Publish Date: Jul 18, 2019
Product Number: EB00825355
Released: Jun 26, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781785336737
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Description

This provocative work offers an anthropological analysis of the phenomenon of political correctness, both as a general phenomenon of communication, in which associations in space and time take precedence over the content of what is communicated, and at specific critical historical conjunctures at which new elites attempt to redefine social reality. Focusing on the crises over the last thirty years of immigration and multiculturalist politics in Sweden, the book examines cases, some in which the author was himself involved, but also comparative material from other countries.

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