Tuesday, 10 June 2014
The latest issue of Critical Race and Whiteness Studies, for which Holly Randell-Moon is the Managing Editor, is now available online: http://www.acrawsa.org.au/ejournal/
It features a special issue on “Racialising Desires”, edited by Gilbert Caluya.
Articles in the issue include:
· Erin Claringbold, “The lascivious Afghan and the threat of ‘brown babies’”
· Emerich Daroya, “Potatoes and Rice: Exploring the Racial Politics of Gay Asian and White Men’s Desires and Desirability”
· Dona Cayetana, “Waging a War of Terror: Invasion, Surveillance and Desire in Robert Drewe’s Grace”
· Rikke Andreassen, “Alternative stories about race, gender and interracial intimacies at the turn of the twentieth century”
The issue also features the following general articles:
· Rob Cover, “Temporary Migration, Corporeality and Conditional Multiculturalism: Body Odours, Stereotyping and Shame”
· Jennifer E. Cheng, “Talking about ‘Australian Values’ in the Australian Parliament: How Politicians Contest Culturalist Racism”
· Finex Ndhlovu, “‘Too Tall, Too Dark’ to be Australian: Racial Perceptions of Post-refugee Africans”
· Stefan Haderer, “Biopower, whiteness and the Stolen Generations: The arbitrary power of racial classification”
· Micaela Ash, “Preventing Harm or Fortifying the Borders?: Political discourse on polygamy and Islam in Australia”
There is also a book review of Alison Ravenscroft’s The Postcolonial Eye: White Australian Desire and the Visual Field of Race (2012), by Barbara Baird.