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Author Kaufmann, Eric P., author
Title Whiteshift : populism, immigration, and the future of white majorities / Eric Kaufmann
Imprint UK : Penguin Books, 2019
©2018
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 人文社會聯圖  HT1521 .K363 2019    AVAILABLE    30610020621660
Descript vi, 618 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
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Note First published by Allen Lane 2018. Also published in New York by Abrams Press in 2019
Includes bibliographical references (pages 541-594) and index
"This is the century of whiteshift. As Western societies are becoming increasingly mixed-race, demographic change is transforming politics. Over half of American babies are non-white, and by the end of the century, minorities and those of mixed race are projected to form the majority in the UK and other countries. The early stages of this transformation have led to a populist disruption, tearing a path through the usual politics of left and right. One of the most crucial challenges of our time is to enable conservatives as well as cosmopolitans to view whiteshift as a positive development. In this groundbreaking book, political scientist Eric Kaufmann examines the evidence to explore ethnic change in Western Europe and North America. Tracing four ways of dealing with this transformation - fight, repress, flight and join - he charts different scenarios and calls for us to move beyond empty talk about national identity. If we want to avoid more radical political divisions, he argues, we have to open up debate about the future of white majorities. Deeply thought provoking, Whiteshift offers a wealth of data to redefine the way we discuss race in the twenty-first century"-- Provided by publisher
The century of whiteshift -- Part I: Fight. Prequel to whiteshift : from WASP to white in American history ; The rise of Trump : ethno-traditional nationalism in an age of immigration ; Britain : the erosion of English reserve ; The rise and rise of the populist right in Europe ; Canadian exceptionalism : right-wing populism in the Anglosphere -- Part II: Repress. Left-modernism : from nineteenth-century Bohemia to the campus wars ; Left-modernism versus the populist right -- Part III: Flee. Hunkering down : the geographic and social retreat of white majorities -- Part IV: Join. Mixing or moulding? : interracial marriage in the west ; The future of white majorities ; Will 'unmixed' whites go extinct? ; Navigating whiteshift : inclusive majorities in inclusive nations
Subject Race relations -- History -- 21st century
Ethnic relations -- History -- 21st century
Emigration and immigration -- History -- 21st century
Multiculturalism -- History -- 21st century
Populism -- History -- 21st century
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Nationalism & Patriotism. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Immigration. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Demography. bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration. bisacsh
Emigration and immigration. fast (OCoLC)fst00908690
Ethnic relations. fast (OCoLC)fst00916005
Multiculturalism. fast (OCoLC)fst01028836
Populism. fast (OCoLC)fst01071658
Race relations. fast (OCoLC)fst01086509
2000-2099 fast
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
Alt Title White shift
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