Gregor Benton

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Posted On December 4, 2014By hadzantonis@hotmail.comIn Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Humanities, Uncategorized

Belonging to the nation

Gregor Benton and Edmund Terence Gomez Ethnic and Racial Studies 2014 Vol. 37, No. 7, 1157–1171 This study reviews developments in the ethnic and national identity of the descendants of migrants, taking ethnic Chinese as a case study. Our core question is why, in spite of debates worldwide about identity, exclusion and rights, do minority communities continue to suffer discrimination and attacks? This question is asked in view of the growing incidence in recent years of ‘racial’ conflicts between majority and minority communities and among minorities, in both developed and developing countries. The study examines national identityRead More
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Belonging to the nation: generational change, identity and the Chinese diaspora Gregor Benton and Edmund Terence Gomez Ethnic and Racial Studies 2014 Vol. 37, No. 7, 1157–1171 This study reviews developments in the ethnic and national identity of the descendants of migrants, taking ethnic Chinese as a case study. Our core question is why, in spite of debates worldwide about identity, exclusion and rights, do minority communities continue to suffer discrimination and attacks? This question is asked in view of the growing incidence in recent years of ‘racial’ conflicts between majority and minority communities and among minorities,Read More
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