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Bhandar, Brenna and Toscano, Alberto (2015) 'Race, Real Estate and Real Abstraction.' Radical Philosophy, 194. pp. 8-17.

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In this article, we want to think through this articulation of race, property and capitalist abstraction, exploring how attention to the forms of property may permit novel and politically urgent insights into the relationship between capitalism and race, addressing a critical area of social contestation in which processes of racialisation are intensely present, but in which they are also frequently 'disappeared'. We revisit the place of property in Marxist theories of abstraction, to consider whether it can provide us with some of the instruments to think the present conjuncture, but also to explore the ways in which a consideration of the racial logics of property may require us to recalibrate our understanding of the violence of abstraction.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > School of Law > Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law (CCEIL)
School Research Centres > Centre for the Study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law
ISSN: 0300211X
Copyright Statement: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) licence
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2015 09:42

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