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PC Worlds

Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony

Jonathan Friedman

348 pages, 14 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-672-0 $150.00/£107.00 Hb Not Yet Published (September 2017)

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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. and  Focusing on the crises over the last thirty years of immigration and multiculturalism in Sweden, the book examines cases, in which the author was himself involved, but also offers comparative material from other countries.

Jonathan Friedman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Department of Anthropology, University of California and Directeur, EHESS Paris, has written numerous books and articles on the issues of global systems, Indigenous politics in the Pacific, Southeast Asia and more recently, migration in Europe.

Series: Volume 2, Loose Can(n)ons
Subject: General Anthropology Media Studies

BISAC: SOC002010 SOCIAL SCIENCE/Anthropology/Cultural; POL039000 POLITICAL SCIENCE/Censorship

BIC: JFFL Political correctness; JHMC Social & cultural anthropology, ethnography


List of Figures


Chapter 1. PC Worlds: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Chapter 2. The Rhinoceros II
Chapter 3. Rhinoceros II: Proof of the Pudding
Chapter 4. Umeå: Nazism in the Far North
Chapter 5. Three Years Later: La lutte continue
Chapter 6. Changing Places: A curious history of Swedish political culture
Chapter 7. Aspects of the inversion of ideology
Chapter 8. The New Respectability


Postscript: Weekend Update


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