Racial identity and nationalism: a theoretical view from Latin America

@article{Wade2001RacialIA,
  title={Racial identity and nationalism: a theoretical view from Latin America},
  author={Peter Wade},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  year={2001},
  volume={24},
  pages={845 - 865}
}
  • P. Wade
  • Published 1 January 2001
  • Sociology
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
The empirical intersection of ideas about race and nation are well-established, but theoretical explanations for this are less developed. Some ideas are advanced about how and why ideologies of race, nation, gender and sexuality intertwine. This leads on to a consideration of the tensions between sameness and difference that are argued to be constitutive of national identities. From here, an argument is developed about dynamics of appropriation and the maintenance of hegemony in racially… 
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