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SOSAA2.2 Multiculturalism, Ethnicity, Racism/ISSS 6 ECTS
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Social Anthropology

General description

A book exam advancing the basic studies in Social Anthropology.

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to the concepts of race, ethnicity and multiculturalism.


Students observe multiculturalism, racism and the significance of ethnicity and practices that accentuate race when building social relationships in different social situations and cultural contexts.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Literature examination. Essay option must be discussed with the teacher beforehand. The availability of thematic seminars varies yearly.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Giuliana (ed.),  Beyond Multiculturalism. Views From Anthropology. Ashgate 2009.

2. Malkki, Purity and Exile. The University of Chicago Press 1995.

3. Tuori,  The Politics of Multicultural Encounters. Feminist Postcolonial Perspectives. Åbo Academi University Press 2009.

4. Weismantel, Cholas and Pistacos. Stories of Race and Sex in the Andes. The Unversity of Chicago Press 2001.


Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Anthropology (Social Anthropology/ISSS)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Teema C: Yhteisöllisyys ja monikulttuurisuus (Youth Work and Youth Studies)
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