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" The critical focus of investigation from this point of view becomes the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses. "
Reconstructing a National Identity: The Jews of Habsburg Austria during ... - Page 7
by Marsha L. Rozenblit - 2001 - 272 pages
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American Odyssey: Haitians in New York City

Michel S. Laguerre - Social Science - 1984 - 198 pages
...confirm Fredrik Earth's assertion (1969:15) that "the critical focus of investigation . . . becomes the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses." The Haitian immigrants make no conscious decision to form an ethnic group; the racist structure of...
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Beyond Ethnicity : Consent and Descent in American Culture: Consent and ...

Werner Sollors Professor of American Literature and Afro-American Studies Harvard University - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 320 pages
...territorial) boundary-constructing processes which function as cultural markers between groups. For Barth it is "the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses" (15). "If a group maintains its identity when members interact with others, this entails criteria for...
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Being Unemployed in Northern Ireland: An Ethnographic Study

Leo Howe - Social Science - 1990 - 263 pages
...systems' (1969: 14); and second, 'the critical focus of investigation from this point of view becomes the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses' (1969: 15, his italics). What, then, is common to most contemporary definitions is that ethnicity can...
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Unspeakable Images: Ethnicity and the American Cinema

Lester D. Friedman - Performing Arts - 1991 - 443 pages
...membership. Thus, for Barth, the critical focus shifts from the predetermined to the situational elements: the "ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses."13 Some social scientists argue that ethnic group membership results from a predetermined...
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Kings and Clans: Ijwi Island and the Lake Kivu Rift, 1780-1840

David S. Newbury - History - 1991 - 371 pages
...than as derivative characteristics) of ethnic identity: "The critical focus of investigation becomes the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it includes. The boundaries to which we must give our attention are of course social boundaries, though...
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All My Relatives: Community in Contemporary Ethnic American Literatures

Bonnie TuSmith - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 216 pages
...introduction to Ethnic Groups and Boundaries signals a major shift in the ethnic debate. The idea that it is the "ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses" (15), provides critics of the ethnic revival with a formidable argument. Ethnicity, in this view, emerges...
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The Politics of Language in Australia

Uldis Ozolins - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 287 pages
...inclusion or exclusion from the group: 'The critical focus of investigation from this point of view becomes the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses' (Earth 1969:15). This boundary is constituted not by 'objective' differences but only those 'which...
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Snowbird Cherokees: People of Persistence

Sharlotte Neely - Social Science - 1993 - 192 pages
...not the often changing culture of the insiders: "The critical focus of investigation . . . becomes the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses."29 In the case of traditionalist Cherokees like the Snowbird people, the ethnic boundary...
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Ethnicity in the Mainstream: Three Studies of English Canadian Culture in ...

Pauline Greenhill - History - 1994 - 193 pages
...social scientific circles. However, the second idea is that "the critical focus of investigation ... [is] the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses" (Earth 1969, 15). This concept is more processual than some of the studies it inspired. Barth talks...
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The Anthropology of Ethnicity: Beyond "Ethnic Groups and Boundaries"

Hans Vermeulen, Cora Govers - Social Science - 1994 - 104 pages
...culture and culture is shared, Earth's statement that The critical focus of investigation (...) becomes the ethnic boundary that defines the group, not the cultural stuff that it encloses' (Earth 1969:15) amounted to a stunning demotion of a concept fundamental not just to the idea of ethnic...
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