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Hierarchical structures and social value : the creation of Black and Irish identities in the United States

Author: Richard E Williams
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combining theoretical and historical analysis, this book develops the thesis that the concepts of 'race' and 'ethnicity' are socially constructed.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Williams
ISBN: 0521351472 9780521351478
OCLC Number: 21328617
Description: xiii, 190 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 'Race' and 'ethnicity' : forms of vertical classification --
Historical structures and social marks as hierarchical systems --
The hierarchical context of the creation of the United States --
Structural slots and identity creation in 17th century Virginia --
The hierarchical structure of West African societies : theoretical notions --
The logic of a trade in humans --
The creation of a slave labor slot in Virginia --
America on the eve of mass migration from Ireland --
Ireland in the periphery --
The Great Famine and forced emigration --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Richard Williams.
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"...scholars comprise the most appropriate audience for William's insightful theoretical analysis." Suzanne Model, Social Forces

 
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