Oct5 - Friday October 5 2007 Identities and Ethnicities 1...

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Unformatted text preview: Friday, October 5, 2007 Identities and Ethnicities 1. Socio-political order and identities- We all have identities such as American, student, and sibling. - Two aspects of socio-political order 1. Patterns of political organization 2. Consciousness of belonging to a group (examples: class, sorority, honors society, sports, auburn in general) 2. Ethnicities- People are kind of stereotyped depending on their ethnicity.- Parts of your identity are portrayed through how you dress, or live. *2 identifying characteristics 1. organment- story of how they came to be who they are today 2. ethnic boundary markers – things people use to tell people what group they belong to. *2 theories 1. Primordialist- there has to have been some kind of grouping before the ethnicity to exist in the first place-doesn’t just come out of nowhere… was there and someone just gave it a...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ANTH 1000 taught by Professor Cochrane during the Fall '07 term at Auburn University.

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