Ethnicity Products

  • Culture and Diversity in the United States

    So Many Ways to Be American, 1st Edition

    By Jack David Eller

    Knowledge of and sensitivity toward diversity is an essential skill in the contemporary United States and the wider world. This book addresses the standard topics of race, ethnicity, class and gender but goes much further by engaging seriously with issues of language, religion, age, health and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge

  • Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation

    1st Edition

    By Franklin J. Franco

    Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation is the first English translation of the classic text Los negros, los mulatos y la nación dominicana by esteemed Dominican scholar Franklin J. Franco. Published in 1969, this book was the first systematic work on the role of Afro-descendants in Dominican…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Classic Knowledge in Dominican Studies

  • Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Diaspora and Identity

    Perspectives on South Asian Diaspora, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Gabriel Sheffer

    This book investigates the identity issues of South Asians in the diaspora. It engages the theoretical and methodological debates concerning processes of culture and identity in the contemporary context of globalisation and transnationalism. It analyses the South Asian diaspora - a perfect route to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Religion has regained political prominence in the twenty first century and not least for the manner in which it intersects with ethnicity. Many ethnic conflicts have a strong religious dimension, and religion appears as a powerful force for mobilisation, solidarity and violence. Religion and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Irish Identities in Victorian Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Irish Migration, Networks and Ethnic Identities since 1750

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Macraild, Enda Delaney

    This collection of essays demonstrates in vivid detail how a range of formal and informal networks shaped the Irish experience of emigration, settlement and the construction of ethnic identity in a variety of geographical contexts since 1750. It examines topics as diverse as the associational…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Ethnic Ambiguity and the African Past

    Materiality, History, and the Shaping of Cultural Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francois G Richard, Kevin C MacDonald

    The collective inquiries in this volume address ethnicity in ancient Africa as social fact and political artifact along numerous dimensions. Is ethnicity a useful analytic? What can archaeology say about the kinds of deeper time questions which scholars have asked of identities in Africa? Eleven…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Publications

  • Guangdong and Chinese Diaspora

    The Changing Landscape of Qiaoxiang, 1st Edition

    By Yow Cheun Hoe

    China’s rapid economic growth has drawn attention to the Chinese diasporic communities and the multiple networks that link Chinese individuals and organizations throughout the world. Ethnic Chinese have done very well economically, and the role of the Chinese Diaspora in China’s economic success…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Young Chinese in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Alex Cockain

    This book examines the condition of being a young person in China and the way in which changes in various dimensions of urban life have affected Chinese youths' quests to understand themselves. The author examines social factors such as changes in the physical construction of urban neighbourhoods;…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Tradition, Performance, and Religion in Native America

    Ancestral Ways, Modern Selves, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Kelley

    In contemporary Indian Country, many of the people who identify as "American Indian" fall into the "urban Indian" category: away from traditional lands and communities, in cities and towns wherein the opportunities to live one's identity as Native can be restricted, and even more so for American…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • Overseas Chinese, Ethnic Minorities and Nationalism

    De-Centering China, 1st Edition

    By Elena Barabantseva

    Elena Barabantseva looks at the close relationship between state-led nationalism and modernisation, with specific reference to discourses on the overseas Chinese and minority nationalities. The interplay between modernisation programmes and nationalist discourses has shaped China’s national project…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

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