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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This is no answer of course , but a mere restatement of the problem . Besides ,
we do not always favor kin . Profligate sons are sometimes disinherited ,
incompetent nephews not hired and so on . Yet , on the whole we are nepotists ,
and when ...
The " language problem , ” however , is not solved . Rather , it is becoming more
clearly a genuinely ethnic problem , rather than a class problem in disguise .
There are now basically three ethnic collectivities in Belgium rather than two : the
The language problem was in both cases greatly exacerbated by the class
conflict , and , conversely , class conflicts were embittered by linguistic divisions .
Radical French separatists , drawn overwhelmingly from the French intelligensia ,
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Theories and Ideologies
The Biology of Nepotism
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