Ethnicity and Nationalism

Ethnicity and Nationalism : Anthropological Perspectives

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This work provides a systematic examination of anthropological research on the critical issue of ethnicity. Chapters cover all aspects of ethnicity, including: approaches to ethnicity, social classification, the social organization of ethnicity, ethnic identity and ideology, ethnicity and social change, minorities and nationalism and ethnicity.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 130 x 214 x 12mm | 322.06g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • bibliography, index
  • 0745307019
  • 9780745307015

Table of contents

Preface; What is Ethnicity?; Social Classification: Us and Them; Groups and Boundaries; Minorities and the State; That Which is not Ethnic; Bibliography; Index.show more

Review quote

'This is a delightful book. The volume is well structured and written in clear and accessible language; it will not be at all surprising if it becomes a major teaching aid and textbook in the field.' Ephraim Nimni, School of Political Science, University of New South Wales 'As a introduction to the study of ethnicity, [this] book will do excellently.' Ethnologia Scandinavicashow more

About Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo. He is the author of numerous books on anthropological issues, including Small Places, Large Issues, and Tyranny of the Moment, also published by Pluto Press.show more

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