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Killing Others

Matthew Lange

in Killing Others: A Natural History of Ethnic Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501704871
eISBN:
9781501707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704871.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines the origins, causes, transformations, and future of ethnic violence by focusing on its natural history. Drawing on insight from numerous disciplines combined with a theoretical ... More


Assimilating and Differentiating Societies

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The story of Thomas BrownD and the emergence of the first American organizations of Deaf people that he led can be seen as the story of emerging Deaf ethnic consciousness, which surfaced clearly in ... More


Modernity and Ethnic Violence in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Matthew Lange

in Killing Others: A Natural History of Ethnic Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501704871
eISBN:
9781501707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704871.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the link between modernity and ethnic violence by focusing on Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Modernity interacts with and depends on the local social environment, and the ... More


Emotional Prejudice and Ethnic Obligations: Motives of Ethnic Violence

Matthew Lange

in Killing Others: A Natural History of Ethnic Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501704871
eISBN:
9781501707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704871.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines two underlying motives of ethnic violence: emotional prejudice and ethnic obligations. It first considers how instrumental interests motivate ethnic violence before discussing ... More


The Origins of Ethnic Consciousness

Matthew Lange

in Killing Others: A Natural History of Ethnic Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501704871
eISBN:
9781501707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704871.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the origins of ethnic consciousness, with particular emphasis on the rise of powerful ethnic consciousnesses shared by large numbers of strangers. It first considers the ... More


The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Richard S. Kim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

This book traces the development of Korean immigrant nationalism within the context of the Korean independence movement which sought to liberate Korea from Japanese colonial rule. Regarding Japanese ... More


Chancellorsville and the Civil War in German American Memory

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Two important issues occupied the thoughts of German Americans in the postwar decades, especially those who had lived through the Civil War: the memory of the war and ... More


: Nativism and German Ethnicity after Chancellorville

Christian B. Keller

in Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The aftermath of Chancellorsville confirmed for most northern Germans that the hated nativism of the 1850s had returned. The Eleventh Corps was split up in the fall of 1863, ... More


The Future of Ethnic Violence

Matthew Lange

in Killing Others: A Natural History of Ethnic Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501704871
eISBN:
9781501707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704871.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes the book's major findings regarding ethnic violence before considering the future of ethnic violence and potential policy prescriptions that might help to limit the prevalence ... More


Teaching Peace or Violence?

Matthew Lange

in Killing Others: A Natural History of Ethnic Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501704871
eISBN:
9781501707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704871.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that education contributes to ethnic violence, in contrast to popular beliefs and the literature suggesting that it promotes peace and tolerance rather than hatred and violence. ... More


Catholicism and Afro-Brazilian Identity

Stephen Selka

in Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031712
eISBN:
9780813039572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031712.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Salvador da Bahia is a major port and it has been the center of colonialism for the past two hundred years. It was the place for slave importation and the center of the sugar industry, and these two ... More


In the Laboratory of Peoples’ Friendship: Mixed People in Kazakhstan from the Soviet Era to the Present

Saule K. Ualiyeva and Adrienne L. Edgar

in Global Mixed Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770733
eISBN:
9780814770474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770733.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses ethnic mixing and mixed people in Kazakhstan before and after its independence from the Soviet Union. The Soviet state categorized its citizens according to “ethnicity” or ... More


Setting the Scene

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

in Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Besides giving a general introduction, setting up the theoretical and analytical frame and providing a summary of the work, the first chapter also contains a description of the Documentation of ... More


The Professional Dilemma of Jewish Social Scientists: The Case of the ASSJ

Chaim I. Waxman

in The Social Scientific Study of Jewry: Sources, Approaches, Debates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199363490
eISBN:
9780190254650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the history of the major professional organization of Jewish social scientists, the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ). It analyzes the association's ... More


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