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[Read] ➳ Ethnicity Inc By John L. Comaroff – Ar1web.co In Ethnicity Inc anthropologists John L and Jean Comaroff analyze a new moment in the history of human identity its rampant commodification Through a wide ranging exploration of the changing relationsIn Ethnicity Inc anthropologists John L and Jean Comaroff analyze a new moment in the history of human identity its rampant commodification Through a wide ranging exploration of the changing relationship between culture and the market they address a pressing uestion Wherein lies the future of ethnicity?Their account begins in South Africa with the incorporation of an ethno business in venture capital by a group of traditional African chiefs But their horizons are global Native American casinos; Scotland’s efforts to brand itself;.

A Zulu ethno theme park named Shakaland; a world religion declared to be intellectual property; a chiefdom made into a global business by means of its platinum holdings; San “Bushmen” with patent rights potentially worth millions of dollars; nations acting as commercial enterprises; and the rapid growth of marketing firms that target specific ethnic populations are just some of the diverse examples that fall under the Comaroffs’ incisive scrutiny These phenomena range from the disturbing through the intriguing to the absurd Th.

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ethnicity epub Ethnicity Inc ePUBA Zulu ethno theme park named Shakaland; a world religion declared to be intellectual property; a chiefdom made into a global business by means of its platinum holdings; San “Bushmen” with patent rights potentially worth millions of dollars; nations acting as commercial enterprises; and the rapid growth of marketing firms that target specific ethnic populations are just some of the diverse examples that fall under the Comaroffs’ incisive scrutiny These phenomena range from the disturbing through the intriguing to the absurd Th.

6 thoughts on “Ethnicity Inc

  1. Autumn of the Grove Autumn of the Grove says:

    ePUB ar1web.co ð Ethnicity Inc Kindle Ç ethnicity epub, Ethnicity Inc ePUBI found this book incredibly frustrating to power through despite my interest in the themes Comaroff discussed


  2. Caressa Franklin Caressa Franklin says:

    ePUB ar1web.co ð Ethnicity Inc Kindle Ç ethnicity epub, Ethnicity Inc ePUBI love the analysis and concepts tackled in this book But from a layman’s perspective the learning curve for digesting the theory is a li


  3. Gary Bruff Gary Bruff says:

    ePUB ar1web.co ð Ethnicity Inc Kindle Ç ethnicity epub, Ethnicity Inc ePUBEthnicity Inc is a spellbinding look at how culture and identity have emerged as commodities freuently lucrative and hence contested in the contemporary world The book spans much of the globe and provides example after fascinating example of cultureethnicity for sale Native Americans relying on DNA analysis labs to divide casino fortunes Zulu businessmen playing up their native origins to consolidate their mining interests Bushmen shedding their jeans and tee shirts to don skins and beads for those tourists who want to see a 'real' 'primitive' 'culture' the branding of Scotland as a science center for medicine the marketing of the Zulu Nation as a brand for heritage hungry African American tourists to consume the everyday items of particular cultures being patented or trademarked factions within tribes waging war in the c


  4. Swethaa Swethaa says:

    ePUB ar1web.co ð Ethnicity Inc Kindle Ç ethnicity epub, Ethnicity Inc ePUBImportant book about the relationship between culture and market It asks a where is the ethnicity and by extension authenticity in ethnic? And b what primes our instinct to commodify our own identity and that of others a certain way? Its an interesting way to think about this particular kind of marketcapital creation each of us assume some amount of exile from our own authentic identity work on the assumption that other's have a peculiarly authentic identity without realizing that they too are playing up their identity for our benefit It was difficult to read though but plough through it has some gems


  5. Roger Rohweder Roger Rohweder says:

    ePUB ar1web.co ð Ethnicity Inc Kindle Ç ethnicity epub, Ethnicity Inc ePUBI recommend this book for its content but had to slog my way through it It was a difficult read for me The information it provides however is very interesting


  6. Simon Simon says:

    ePUB ar1web.co ð Ethnicity Inc Kindle Ç ethnicity epub, Ethnicity Inc ePUBAn excellent analysis of the monetization of ethnic identifications Some absolutely fascinating ethnographic examples but of a panoptic summary than a rigorous engagement with one site


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