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»Les Noirs Perfectionnés«
Cultural Embourgeoisement in Belgian Congo during the 1940s and 1950s
The working paper deals with the making of the African elite in late colonial Belgian Congo and the role of cultural embourgeoisement in negotiating its place in the social order. It follows the premise that the discourse ...
Anthropological Urban Transect
A Methodology to Study Urban Environment
This paper presents the application of a methodological approach originally developed for urban planning to urban anthropology. This research approach focuses on different materialities in order to analyze functional ...
2012-02-01Teil eines Buches
Myth and Reality of German contradiction on Migration:
Lower and upper classes or status? Lower andsuperior “races”? ; The Germanintolerance with racism
Looking at the missing black identity links and the construction of Blackness by the German academia, this text deals with migration, mobility, “multikulti” and identity issues of the German State doctrines with “The ...
Wissen und soziale Ordnung
Eine Kritik der Wissensgesellschaft
The concept of knowledge society has been invented by the social sciences in order to describe perspectives of modern societies. Nowadays the concept circulates increasingly in the political, educational, and economical ...
»The time has come when we have got to do something ourselves«
Spielplätze, Schweineköpfe und inszenierter Wandel in Nothing Hill um 1970
Around 1970, the impression of being ignored by the authorities was widespread in London’s Nothing Hill area. Therefore, actors from different fields decided that it was time to make a change and to take things into their ...
Spanien, Frankreich und Deutschland im Vergleich
The geographical and cultural boundaries of Europe are constantly disputed. Especially in the debates regarding the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, politicians and experts in Spain, France, and Germany had to reflect about ...
Instrumentelle Macht und Repräsentationen
Die russischen Gouverneure, 1903-1906
Das Working Paper analysiert das Verhältnis von Instrumenteller Macht und Strategien der Repräsentation am Beispiel russischer Gouverneure im späten Zarenreich. Es belegt anhand zweier Fallbeispiele aus den Krisenjahren ...