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Class vs. Race

In a post entitled “Ethnographic study: Why the education system fails white working-class children” on :: antropologi.info ::, Lorenz blogs about class as a forgotten issue in our culture (or at least in the educational system in the UK). This post caught my eye as I’ve been writing a synthesis of how archaeologists have dealt […]

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Odd Tribes: New Book by John Hartigan

Check out John Hartigan, Jr.’s new book–just released. Odd Tribes: Toward a Cultural Analysis of White People is available from Duke University Press: Odd Tribes engages debates in history, anthropology, sociology, and cultural studies over how race matters. Hartigan tracks the spread of “white trash” from an epithet used only in the South prior to […]

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