The Ethnic Phenomenon
A gem of a book for scholars in race and ethnic relations and sociobiology. . . . Van den Berghe analyzes various forms that race and ethnic relations have displayed including colonial empires, slavery, middleman minorities, caste systems, and assimilation. The causes and consequences of these systems are brilliantly teased out employing historical and crosscultural examples. Libraries with any work at all on race and ethnic relations or sociobiology should acquire this book. Choice
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Subjects are told that they are ruled ( i . e . exploited ) in their own best interests ,
either by a benevolent despot who claims ... tyranny and exploitation — often
misnamed “ democracy , ” either of the liberal or of the socialist “ people ' s ”
exploited . The relationship between the colonial office at home and settlers in
the colonies always remained ... With white colonials , relations were always of
the intraethnic type , and exploitation and domination were restrained by law ...
3 . complete reliance on the labor of tropical populations , native or imported , for
the exploitation natural resources ( mining , timber and agriculture ) . In the last
analysis , European colonialism in the tropics hinged on the availability of a ...
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The Biology of Nepotism
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