Unformatted text preview: of ethnicity from the four students’ narratives. 4) Warren states that “I can dress black. Right now I’m just dressed normal” – what does he mean by “ normal ”? Why would he describe another group as “normal”? Can you identify the use of other “unmarked” signifiers for ethnic identity in the narratives? How does this intersect with class, future mobility? 5) Given the multi-directional ethnicity swapping and “code-switching” all students were described as engaging in at “Riverview High,” why does Peshkin doubt we should take for granted the “color-blind” language that claims race “doesn’t matter anymore”?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2009 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Scarre during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07