By Christian Karner
Mixing theories of the typical with quite a lot of case experiences, this booklet explains the 'character' of ethnicity, from being a political device of exclusion, to a resource of that means and cohesion, and the connection among tradition, strength and identity.
Combining theories of the typical with empirical case reports, this e-book examines:
- the 'dual personality' of ethnicity – as a political software of exclusion and resource of that means/ harmony respectively
- the courting among tradition, energy and identity
- the importance of historical/socio-economic contexts to ethnicity and daily life.
This ebook addresses many vital questions via a serious program of theories of the typical to a sequence of case reviews that come with travelers, the South Asian diaspora, modern Austria, and asylum seekers in 'Fortress Europe'.
This ebook presents an available and coherent advent to the sociology of ethnicity and may be crucial interpreting for undergraduate scholars on cultural stories, race and ethnic experiences, and sociology courses.
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