The concept of minority for the study of culture

  title={The concept of minority for the study of culture},
  author={T. Laurie and Rimi Khan},
  pages={1 - 12}
  • T. Laurie, Rimi Khan
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Continuum
  • Abstract Critical tools are needed for navigating the concept of minority and its usefulness for the study of culture. This article reflects on the cultural and political purposes that are served when distinguishing between majorities and minorities, and the various historical and intellectual agendas that have shaped these social practices of classification. It begins by examining Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of ‘minor literature’ as an anti-sociological reworking of minor and minority, then… CONTINUE READING
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