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Ethnicities and Global Multiculture : Pants for an Octopus.

Author: Jan Nederveen Pieterse
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007.
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Arguing that ethnicity and multiculturalism are essential for understanding globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse offers one of the first sustained treatments of the reach of these key forces, beyond a limited national context. His groundbreaking book adopts a kaleidoscopic and comparative-historical perspective that intertwines strands of social science and western and non-western research as a strategy to overcome  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nederveen Pieterse, Jan.
Ethnicities and Global Multiculture : Pants for an Octopus.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Nederveen Pieterse
ISBN: 9780742578944 0742578941 1299791077 9781299791077
OCLC Number: 855970005
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Box and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Ethos and ethnos; Nation and ethnicity; Ethnicity; 2 Deconstructing / reconstructing ethnicity; Ethnic identity formation; Varieties of ethnic experience; Politics of ethnicity; Ethnicity endgames; 3 Social capital and migration: Beyond ethnic economies; Social capital; Ethnic economies?; Crosscultural enterprise; In the longue durée; Rainbow economies; Political economies of multiculturalism; 4 Many doors to multiculturalism; Time; So what?; Different differences; Everyday multiculturalism. Multiculturalism and classMulticulturalism and citizenship; Whither multiculturalism?; 5 Politics of boundaries: Ethnicities and multiculturalisms; Ethnicity as curse or as emancipation; Reflexive ethnicity and parallel universes; Ethnicities; Multiculturalisms; 6 Multiculturalism and museums: Representing others in the age of globalization; Exhibiting strategies; Multiculturalisms; Selves and others; Alternative agendas; Exhibiting power; 7 Islam and cosmopolitanism; Recentering Islam; Decentering Islam; Recentering Islam: McJihad; Islam and u.s. national security. 8 Global multiculture, flexible acculturationMulticulturalism conflicts; Multicircuit identification; Conclusion: Global multiculture; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
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