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Ethnicity, Inc.

Their account begins in South Africa, with the incorporation of an ethno-business in venture capital by a group of traditional Iinc chiefs. China, Japan, and the United States. These phenomena range from the disturbing through the intriguing to the absurd.

Sad really, that culture should end this way. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Ethjicity them, the Comaroffs trace the contradictory effects of neoliberalism as it transforms identities and social being across the globe.

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Drawing on examples from across the globe, they offer a powerful new hypothesis about why ethnicity refuses to succumb to modernization, and indeed how law, neoliberal markets, and new forms of possessive nominalism make ethnicity a critical element of the social logic of commodification.

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This extraordinarily ind book is one of the most ambitious, wide-ranging, and thought-provoking pieces of anthropological scholarship written over the last few decades; it sets a standard other scholars can only hope to emulate.

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Their account begins in South Africa, with the incorporation of an ethno-business in venture capital by a group of traditional African chiefs. University of Chicago Press Amazon.

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