Difference and Sameness as Modes of Integration : Anthropological Perspectives on Ethnicity and Religion Hardback
Edited by Gunther Schlee, Alexander Horstmann
Part of the Integration and Conflict Studies series
What does it mean to "fit in?" In this volume of essays, editors Gunther Schlee and Alexander Horstmann demystify the discourse on identity, challenging common assumptions about the role of sameness and difference as the basis for inclusion and exclusion.
Armed with intimate knowledge of local systems, social relationships, and the negotiation of people's positions in the everyday politics, these essays tease out the ways in which ethnicity, religion and nationalism are used for social integration.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Berghahn Books
- Publication Date: 14/11/2017
- Category: Ethnic studies
- ISBN: 9781785337154