Week 6

Have you answered the course question What is Ethnicity?

Essay Abstracts

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Lecture Reading

Barth, F. (ed.). 1969. Ethnic Groups and Boundaries. Introduction.
Eriksen, T.H. 1993. Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives. Chapters 3, pp. 36-45
Jenkins, R. 1997. Rethinking Ethnicity: Arguments and Explorations. Chapter 2.
Vermeulen H. Govers, C. (eds.). 1994, The anthropology of ethnicity: beyond 'Ethnic Groups and Boundaries'

Summary of Lecture

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Seminar Reading

Talai, V. 1986. 'Social Boundaries Within and Between Ethnic Groups: Armenians in London', Man 21 (2): 251-270 Direct link. (Stable Link).

Poyer, L. 1988. 'Maintaining "Otherness": Sapwuahfik Cultural Identity', American Ethnologist, 15 (3): 472-485 Direct link. (Stable Link)

IMPORTANT: To download these articles, you must be logged in as a library user. This week, I have provided direct links which should automatically prompt you for your user ID and password if you are accessing the files off-campus. On-campus users should not have any problems.

If the direct links do not work for you, click on the stable links to proceed as last week. You may need to first authenticate yourself as a library user via this link to Jstor. Alternatively, search for the articles by journal name, then volume and issue number here. You will be prompted to provide your University log in and password in both cases.

Summaries and Notes from Seminar and Reading

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External Materials and Links

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