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By edited by: Guido Bolaf, Raffaele Bracalenti, Peter Braham and Sandro Gindro

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ISBN-13: 9780761968993

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Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and tradition ГУМАНИТАРНЫЕ НАУКИ, КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО Автор: edited via: Guido Bolaf, Raffaele Bracalenti, Peter Braham and Sandro Gindro Название: Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and tradition Издательство: Sage courses Ltd. Год: 2003 Формат: pdf (rar +3%) Размер: 1,67 mb Язык: Английский/EnglishThe Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and tradition is a superb instance of a subject-based expert dictionary. As its very identify shows, it acknowledges that the usually unrelated parts of race, ethnicity and tradition are traditionally and theoretically inseparable. They feed off one another, and their research comprises universal conceptual and theoretical instruments and varieties a coherent quarter of research. The two hundred entries disguise approximately the entire very important ideas, and comprise phrases borrowed from usual discourse and reworked into technical techniques in addition to these particularly coined through social scientists. The entries are succinct yet no longer oversimplified, are sincerely written, lengthy sufficient to be informative but brief adequate for a fast reference, and are composed by way of exotic and thoroughly chosen participants drawn from a number international locations and disciplines. on the grounds that recommendations advance through the years and are frequently in a different way understood in several international locations, the Dictionary correctly bargains with the entries in a historic and comparative demeanour. a lot of its entries additionally convey to undergo on a variety of issues the complementary views of psychology, psychoanalysis, sociology and social anthropology, and provide surprisingly wealthy and illuminating debts of the proper topic matter.0

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12 ALTRUISM function had already been attributed to `social constraints' (contrainte sociale), which Durkheim (1893) considered indispensable to the development of `mechanical solidarity' and not ± unlike `organic solidarity' which was based on the division of labour ± the result of egoistic considerations. Altruistic behaviour is widespread both in humanity and in many species of animals. Among the `social insects' (bees, ants and termites), it is a rule for sterile members of society. The phenomenon of altruism is so important that even Darwin (1871) had cause to think that his theory of evolution through natural selection (EVOLUTION) was fatally ¯awed.

1998) `An anthropological exploration of contemporary bioethics: the varieties of common sense', Journal of Medical Ethics, 24: 127±133. US Congress, Of®ce of Technology Assessment (1993) Biomedical Ethics in US Public Policy ± Background Paper, US Government Printing Of®ce, Washington, DC. 27 Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity and Culture Continent: Themes and Outline, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London. Suret-Canale, J. (1959) Afrique Noire, Editions Sociales, Paris. Wikler, D. (1997) `Presidential address: bioethics and social responsibility', Bioethics, 3±4: 185±192.

14) From this perspective migrants can be seen as prisoners of two worlds and alien in each: they are estranged from their past and estranged from their present and future: they are lost in a hostile world, and may feel intense longing for the old and distant way of life, something which may become the object of agonizing idealization. Thus migrants are viewed as often af¯icted with a particular kind of pathology: NOSTALGIA or homesickness (nineteenth-century psychiatry used the terms lipemania or melancolia delirante) which can be cured only when the migrants return to their place of origin.

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