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See also: neo-racist



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neo- +‎ racist


neoracist (comparative more neoracist, superlative most neoracist)

  1. Characteristic of neoracism.
    • 2001, Pierre-André Taguieff, The Force of Prejudice: On Racism and Its Doubles, ↑ISBN, page 5:
      Cultural anthropology and/or ethnology are thus called on to legitimate the neoracist prescriptions of avoidance of intercultural contact, of separate development (in full "equality in difference," of course), of phobic rejection of any "crossing of cultures."
    • 2009, Damir Skenderovic, The Radical Right in Switzerland: Continuity and Change, 1945-2000, ↑ISBN:
      However, these same authors deliberately avoid presenting Taguieff's thorough analysis of racism, in particular his perspicuous examination of the cultural-differentialist arguments that are characteristic of the neoracist discourse of the New Right.
    • 2012, Brian Pusser, ‎Ken Kempner, & ‎Simon Marginson, Universities and the Public Sphere: Knowledge Creation and State Building in the Era of Globalization, ↑ISBN:
      When this stereotype is enacted through neoracist hiring practices, Chinese students may be given jobs from which Indian students are filtered out, but they are given these jobs under conditions that are, at least according to the student just quoted, perceived as exploitative.


neoracist (plural neoracists)

  1. A person who is neoracist.
    • 1993, Yearbook of Population Research in Finland:
      First, it calls attention to the neoracists, who exploit the results of demographic research for their evil propaganda.
    • 2003, Studies in Practical Philosophy:
      Linking race with culture and ethnicity in one fluid stroke as "difference," antiracists and neoracists alike refuse the possibility that race as a discourse can be disengaged from ethnicity and culture.
    • 2009, Damir Skenderovic, The Radical Right in Switzerland: Continuity and Change, 1945-2000, ↑ISBN:
      Consequently, neoracists substantiate their position with an essentialist notion of culture or way of life.