Week 5

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Essay Abstracts

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Lecture Reading

Banks, M. 1996. Ethnicity: Anthropological Constructions. Chapters 1 and 2 (pp. 1-48)
Eriksen, T.H. 1993. Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives. Chapters 1 and 2 (pp. 1-35)
Glazer N. and D.P. Moynihan (eds).1975. Ethnicity: Theory and Experience. Cambridge. Introduction (pp. 1-26)

Summary of Lecture

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Seminar Reading

Moerman, M. 1965. ‘Ethnic identification in a complex civilization: Who are the Lue?’ American Anthropologist, vol. 67:1215-1229. (Download here)
Nagata, J. 1974. ‘What is a Malay? Situational selection of ethnic identity in a plural society’, American Ethnologist, vol. 1(2): 331-350 (Download here)

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Summaries and Notes from Seminar and Reading

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