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Race and the study of religion: ’West’ and ‘East’, or white and non-white?
online resourceposted on 2023-06-10, 04:35 authored by Faiz SheikhFaiz Sheikh
The Religion Factor post on 28 November 2013 – Religion and International Relations (IR) Theory -posed a challenge to IR scholars to be more self-reflexive in their understanding of religion and secularism. Such self-reflexive thought challenges dominant categories of thinking in IR, like thinking of Europe as a secular space, or religion as a disruptive influence, for example. In today’s post Faiz Sheikh continues in this vein of self-reflexive thought, examining the ways in which we use race when invoking the categories of ‘East’ and ‘West’.
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Place of publicationGroningen
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- International Relations Publications
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