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Because the introduction of multiculturalism within the Nineteen Seventies, the redefinition of race in cultural phrases has long gone hand in hand with an professional discourse of appreciate for cultural distinction and variety. this day, within the wake of September 11, the rhetoric of tolerance is visibly breaking down. As country coverage shifts from the get together of distinction to an fearful demand assimilation, the racial different (whether citizen or immigrant) is lower than renewed strain to combine herself into society. during this factor of Mute, members learn the drawback of multiculturalism - political, clinical and social - as either a neoliberal offensive and a problem to reconsider the connection among specific identities and common rights, evolutionary technology and biopower. Texts via: George Caffentzis, Matthew Hyland, Daniel Jewesbury, Marek Kohn, Eric Krebbers, Hari Kunzru, Melancholic Troglodytes, Angela Mitropoulos, Luciana Parisi, Benedict Seymour

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