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Ethnicity, movement and social structure

Ethnicity, movement and social structure

contested cultural identity

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnicity -- India, Northeastern.,
  • India, Northeastern -- Ethnic relations.,
  • India, Northeastern -- Politics and government.

  • About the Edition

    Contributed articles with reference to Northeast India.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by R.K. Bhadra and Mita Bhadra.
    ContributionsBhadra, Ranajit K., Bhadra, Mita, 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS483.42+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 334 p. ;
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16304980M
    ISBN 108131600629
    LC Control Number2007394778

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Social Structure: The Building Blocks of Social Life Chapter 9: Race and Ethnicity Where do we stand more than 50 years after the beginning of the civil rights movement and Griffin’s travels in the South.

In answering this question, this chapter discusses the changing nature of. Ethnicity: Perspectives. Ethnicity has become an important field of study for social scientist. There are some scholars who see the ethnic problem in terms of assimilation and integration where in an ethnic group is absorbed into the mainstream group or a dominant ethnic group: an assimilation of this kind in effect is homogenization to create a nation state.

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