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VOLUME 3 (2001), ISSUE 6 (WINTER)

 

CULTURAL IDENTITY : LOOKING FOR A DEFINITION

THOMAS K. SCHIPPERS 

 

SUMMARY

This chapter launches the discussion by raising the question What is cultural identity? It reminds us that cultural identity is not a one-sided phenomenon, but that the definition of the Self necessarily refers to the definition of the Other. 

KEYWORDS

Cultural identity - Self 

AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION

Thomas K. SCHIPPERS is an ethnologist and a lecturer at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis. He collaborates with the Institute of Mediterranean and Comparative Ethnology (IDEMEC) in Aix-en-Provence, France.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This book is the outcome of a collective reflection on immigration and interethnic relationships a multidisciplinary academic team.

Translation in English by Patrick HUNOUT and Ellen MOORE-BOOHAR.

A part of this book has been realized thanks to the financial support of the Robert Bosch Foundation and the French-German Youth Office.

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