Racialization and Racism

Looks at the spatial dimensions behind the production of racial difference and inequality. Key themes include, but are not limited to, how space and racial difference both structure and undermine capital accumulation, community building, spatial knowledge production, subject formation, uneven development, and various expressions of social struggle.

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