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Politics of Identity in Small Plural Societies, Guyana, the Fiji Islands, and Trinidad and Tobago, by S. Wilson

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Summary
In small plural societies, cultural differences can be exaggerated, exploited and intensified during political contests. The survival of these societies as democracies - or even at all - hangs in the balance
Table Of Contents
Cover; Politics of Identity in Small Plural Societies: Guyana, the Fiji Islands, and Trinidad and Tobago; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Democracy and Ethnic Differences; Contention and the Political Economic System; Methodology; Plan of the Book; PART I: Framing the Research; CHAPTER 1: Conceptualizing Identity: Ethnicity and Culture; Conceptualizing Identity; Ethnicity and Culture; Cultural Approaches; Conclusion; CHAPTER 2: Six Perspectives on Identity and Politics; The Role of Colonial Policies; The Role of Class and Elite Manipulation
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed. 2012.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (235 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280584404

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