August 30 Lecture Outline - 3. In fact, identity is...

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August 30, 2011 AAS 120 Introduction to Asian American Popular Culture Lecture Outline Topic: Identity and Subcultures Keyword: Conjuncture Keyword: Genealogy Genealogy of the New Cultural Politics of Difference Hall quotes from Cornel West:
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Key term: Cultural Hegemony CONCEPT: Intersectionality DEFINITION: Social Construction DEFINITION: Essentialism KEYWORD: Identity Identity is not static but social!
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Identity Concepts 1. Identity often involves claims about belongingness 2. Sometimes these claims are based on nature
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Unformatted text preview: 3. In fact, identity is relational, and difference is established by symbolic marking in relation to others 4. Identity is also maintained through social and material conditions. 5. The social and the symbolic refer to two different processes but each is necessary for the marking and maintaining of identities. 6. The conceptualization of identity involves looking at classificatory systems which show how social relations are organized and divided 7. Identities are not unified. SUMMARY:...
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August 30 Lecture Outline - 3. In fact, identity is...

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