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cultural construction of ethnicity

Chicanos in the university

by Alice Higman Reich

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity,
    • Mexican American college students -- Attitudes,
    • United States -- Ethnic relations

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlice H. Reich.
      SeriesImmigrant communities & ethnic minorities in the United States & Canada ;, 61
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.M5 R36 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 210 p. ;
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2182349M
      ISBN 100404194710
      LC Control Number89000012

      Ethnicity-as-political identity usually presents its cultural bases n ot in the “thick” terms of a living, inhabited order of signs and practices – i.e., of ethnicity- as -culture in its. This important new collection of interdisciplinary essays sets out to chart the cultural construction of ethnicity as embodied in American ethnic literature. Looking at a diverse set of texts, the contributors place the subject in broad historical and dynamic contexts, focusing on the larger systems within which ethnic distinctions emerge and obtain recognition. The concluding argument, that Tang China marks a key shift from ethnic pluralism to a model of Chinese cultural exclusivity, is a thought-provoking one."— Choice Ethnic Identity in Tang China is the first work in any language to explore comprehensively the construction of ethnicity during the dynasty that reigned over China for roughly three.


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