Cultural racism: Something rotten in the state of Denmark?

  title={Cultural racism: Something rotten in the state of Denmark?},
  author={Karen Wren},
  journal={Social \& Cultural Geography},
  pages={141 - 162}
  • Karen Wren
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Social & Cultural Geography
Cultural racism has found fertile territory in a post-industrial Europe experiencing economic crisis and social disintegration, but its manifestations vary between countries. Denmark, a country traditionally regarded as liberal and tolerant, experienced a fundamental shift in attitude during the early 1980s that has seen it emerge potentially as one of the most racist countries in Europe. Paradoxically, liberal values are used as justification for negative representations of 'others'. This… Expand
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