Le racisme institutionnel dans la politique du logement social

Valérie Sala Pala 1
1 CERAPSE - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur l'Administration Publique de Saint Etienne
UJM - Université Jean Monnet [Saint-Étienne], CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique : EA777
Abstract : Institutional racism in social housing policy The evidence of ethnic discrimination in access to social housing raises the issue of social landlords' “racism”. In this article, we reject the assumption of a purely individual racism as well as the one of a racist ideological structure that would force itself upon all members of a given culture. We defend the assumption of an institutional racism. We shed light on the institutional mechanisms of symbolic production of ethnic boundaries. Far from being a racist aberration, the saliency of ethnicity in the representations and mental cards of local actors of social housing is coherent with their institutional universe of meanings and practices.
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Valérie Sala Pala. Le racisme institutionnel dans la politique du logement social. Sciences de la Société, Presses universitaires du Midi, 2005, pp.87-102. ⟨halshs-00476244⟩

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