Race and Racism in Russia

  • Nikolay Zakharov

Part of the Mapping Global Racisms book series (MGR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Nikolay Zakharov
    Pages 21-45
  3. Nikolay Zakharov
    Pages 79-108
  4. Nikolay Zakharov
    Pages 134-162
  5. Nikolay Zakharov
    Pages 184-195
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 196-233

About this book


Race and Racism in Russia identifies the striking changes in racial ideas, practices, exclusions and violence in Russia since the 1990s, revealing how 'Russianness' has become a synonym for racial whiteness. This ground-breaking book provides new theories and substantive insights into race and ethnicity in a Russian context.


Postcolonial Studies Race and ethnicity Racialization Racism Racism in Russia Russia Russian Identity Russian nationalism Social Theory Sociology geopolitics Nation quality violence

Authors and affiliations

  • Nikolay Zakharov
    • 1
  1. 1.Södertörn UniversitySweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137481207
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-50281-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-48120-7
  • About this book