Beyond Stereotypes: Violence and the Porousness of Ethnic Boundaries in the Republic of Macedonia

@article{Neofotistos2004BeyondSV,
  title={Beyond Stereotypes: Violence and the Porousness of Ethnic Boundaries in the Republic of Macedonia},
  author={Vasiliki P. Neofotistos},
  journal={History and Anthropology},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={1 - 36}
}
In this article, the author explores the social construction of local classifications and their work in the Republic of Macedonia. Macedonians and Albanians construe classifications of their social world that are modeled on ethnicity, but at the same time readily violate them. By deploying the classificatory principles kultura and besa (widely glossed as “culture” and “trustworthiness”, respectively), local actors can render ethnic boundaries porous and incorporate selected individuals of… Expand
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