On the Wrong Side of the Tracks: The Cultural Geography of Adolescent Racism in a White Working-Class Community

  • Phil Cohen
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Abstract

The late 1970s saw a marked rise in youth unemployment and also in the level of popular support for the National Front, especially amongst white working-class boys growing up in multiracial neighbourhoods. The left was quick to seize on the connection as confirmation of its prevailing economistic theory of racism.

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© Phil Cohen 1997

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