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Primordialism and mobilization among Syrian-Lebanese in Sydney : a three generational analysis

McKay, James

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Sociologists are currently polarized over how to account for the alleged ethnic revival around the world, "Primordialists" argue that ethnic resurgence can best be explained by reference to cultural factors and the socialization process. "Mobilizationists" counter with the claim that ethnic traits are manipulated by people in order to gain access to scarce resources. These diametrically opposed theses have been used to explain the phenomenon of "third generation return" among descendants...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980-05-23
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/112483

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