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Ethnic and Racial Categories in Mexican History

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a historical orientation and explanation of certain racial and ethnic categories, which are also discussed on the chapters on Chiapas and Oaxaca. It also discusses Indians, ... More


Introduction

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Far-reaching political, social, and cultural transformations have taken place since the end of the nineteenth century in North-Western Ghana, a region which in the pre-colonial period was neither ... More


Suspect Nationals

in Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the conceptualizations of Africa and Africans, as well as the link between Africa and Afro-Colombians and between Colombia and Afro-Colombians. It shows that this link has a ... More


From “Louisians” to “Louisianais”: The Emergence of a Sense of Place and the Racial Divide

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the emergence of a sense of place among French New Orleans residents of all conditions through the analysis of the uses of ethnic and national categories. It demonstrates that the ... More


Predicting Police Misconduct: How to Recognize the Bad Cops

Robert J. Kane and Michael D. White

in Jammed Up: Bad Cops, Police Misconduct, and the New York City Police Department

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748411
eISBN:
9780814785751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748411.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter tests the bivariate relationships identified in chapter 4 by employing multivariate techniques to examine the individual-level predictors of police misconduct both for the total sample ... More


Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Hierarchy: The Use of Categories in the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey

Clémence Scalbert-Yücel

in Identity, Conflict and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190845780
eISBN:
9780190943011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845780.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the production of identity by the media. Grounding the analysis on how private Turkish television channels deal with the Kurdish population and “problem,” it shows how ethnic ... More


Conclusion

Paul Schor

in Counting Americans: How the US Census Classified the Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199917853
eISBN:
9780190670856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917853.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that while this study takes up the last half-century only marginally, it should be read as an implicit ... More


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