Race and Ethnicity or Racialized Ethnicities?

  title={Race and Ethnicity or Racialized Ethnicities?},
  author={Ram{\'a}n Grosfoguel},
  pages={315 - 336}
  • Ramán Grosfoguel
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Ethnicities
  • The traditional distinction between race and ethnicity is considered highly problematic. In the literature, ethnicity is frequently assumed to be the cultural identity of a group within a nation state while race is assumed to be the biological and/or cultural essentialization/naturalization of a group based on a hierarchy of superiority and inferiority related to the biological constitution of their bodies. It is posited that, depending on the context of power relations involved, there are… CONTINUE READING
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