Urban Ethnicity: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Urban Ethnicity

1st Edition

By Abner Cohen


418 pages

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Paperback: 9780415866507
pub: 2013-08-28
Hardback: 9780415329828
pub: 2004-02-26

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This book examines the complex phenomenon of urban ethnicity focussing on specific societies that include those in Britain, the USA, Indonesia, Israel and East, West and Central Africa. Dealing with basic question of theory and method the studies also present field material on urban ethnicity in different cultures. The topic is also examined within a broader sociological perspective, highlighting its significance for the development of social anthropology.

Originally published in 1974.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General