Fashion, Class and Mums; Red Racisms

'Red Racisms' - Laurie Taylor talks to the Professor of Racism and Ethnicity Studies, Ian Law, about his study of racism in Communist and Post Communist countries. He hears about the battle to challenge the racist underground in the Russian Federation, the post war experiences of the Roma in Hungary, the emergence of new forms of racism in Cuba and Tibetan struggles against Chinese domination. They're joined by the historian, Michael Stewart. Also, Katherine Appleford's research on class, motherhood and fashion - the extent to which mothers influence their daughters' taste in style and clothes.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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Katherine Appleford

Lecturer in Sociology, Kingston University, Surrey


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Talk "Shop with Mother: Class Distinctions in Mother-Daughter Fashion Consumption and Fashion Taste"

given at ‘Intimacies, Families and Practices of Consumption’ a combined meeting of the British Sociological Association’s Families & Relationships and Leisure and Recreation Study Groups on 1 February 2013


Project: Classifying Fashion and Fashioning Class – Dr Katherine Appleford

Ian Law

Professor of Racism and Ethnicity Studies, Leeds University


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Red Racisms – Racism in Communist and Post-Communist Contexts

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN-10: 0230300308

ISBN-13: 978-0230300309

Michael Stewart

Professor of Anthropology, University College of London


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The Gypsy 'Menace': Populism and the New Anti-Gypsy Politics

Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd

ISBN-10: 1849042209

ISBN-13: 978-1849042208

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