This work provides a systematic examination of anthropological research on the critical issue of ethnicity. Chapters cover all aspects of ethnicity, including: approaches to ethnicity, social classification, the social organization of ethnicity, ethnic identity and ideology, ethnicity and social change, minorities and nationalism and ethnicity.
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Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo. He is the author of numerous books, including Ethnicity and Nationalism, A History of Anthropology, Small Places, Large Issues, Tyranny of the Moment and Globalisation, all available from Pluto Press.Review:
'This is a delightful book. The volume is well structured and written in clear and accessible language; it will not be at all surprising if it becomes a major teaching aid and textbook in the field.' Ephraim Nimni, School of Political Science, University of New South Wales 'As a introduction to the study of ethnicity, [this] book will do excellently.' Ethnologia Scandinavica
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Book Description Pluto Press, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0745307019