Is there a post-racism? On David Theo Goldberg's conjunctural analysis of the post-racial

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I comment on David Theo Goldberg’s Are We all Postracial Yet? by interpreting it as a programmatic essay towards a new conjunctural analysis of a globalizing racism, and as an emerging globalizing dialogue against racism. In the spirit of Goldberg’s book I relate these two modes of critical engagement in order to open a global perspective through which a relational understanding of racism can be formulated with respect to two neoliberal contexts, continental Europe and the United States. To this end I draw on the work of Étienne Balibar and in particular his early consideration of ‘neo-racism’.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEthnic and Racial Studies
Issue number13
Pages (from-to)2235-2240
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 20.10.2016