Hybridity

@article{Hutnyk2005Hybridity,
  title={Hybridity},
  author={John Hutnyk},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={28},
  pages={102 - 79}
}
  • John Hutnyk
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
This exploration of hybridity begins by offering a description of the term and its uses in divergent and related fields, then a critique of assumptions (those of purity, of marginality and identity). A discussion of cultural creativity, syncretism, diffusion, race and biology (the history of migration, language, culture, and ‘blood’) leads on to consideration of how syncretism and hybridity seem to do duty as terms for the management of the more esoteric cultural aspects of colonialism and the… Expand
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