By Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Ethnicity and nationalism are pervasive gains of the modern global, yet how a ways is ethnicity as a result of cultural alterations, and what kind of is it actually depending on the sensible use of, and trust in, such modifications? during this publication, Thomas Hylland Eriksen demonstrates that faraway from being an immutable estate of teams, ethnicity is a dynamic and transferring point of social relationships. Drawing on a variety of vintage and up to date reviews in anthropology and sociology, Eriksen examines the connection among ethnicity, category, gender and nationhood and extra in a lucid and complete manner.
A middle textual content for all scholars of social anthropology and comparable topics, Ethnicity and Nationalism has been a number one creation to the sphere when you consider that its unique ebook in 1993. This re-creation - extended and punctiliously revised - is critical to somebody heavily attracted to knowing ethnic phenomena. New subject matters coated comprise cultural estate rights, the position of genetics within the public realizing of identity, commercialisation of identification, and the importance of the net.