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Postkoloniale Schweiz

Formen und Folgen eines Kolonialismus ohne Kolonien

Purtschert Patricia, Lüthi Barbara, Falk Francesca (Hg.)

Seite 123
Anne Lavanchy

This book addresses significant issues regarding current theoretical and epistemological debates in the social sciences. The contributions of anthropologists, philosophers and historians aim at analysing the signifi cance of the colonial phenomenon for a nation without colonies. They pose the following questions: how is contemporary Swiss society still shaped by representations linked to the social colonial order (p. 40)? How is knowledge on the Swiss nation produced (p. 22)? How does this contribute to the constitution of a structural, legitimate and invisibilised racism (p. 42 ff .)?