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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT102H5
Professor
Jennifer Jackson
Semester
Fall

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The Politics of Identity and Difference I. Politics of recognition and resources II. The cherokee nation (Dawes rolls) III. Conclusions What is at stake if we imagine the world like we do? Recognizing the category itself and making them reasonable Politics and resource allocation Identities are not just ways of thinking about the world, but they are ways to gain access material resources in the world Who gets what for being a member or not being a member of any particular category There are many things at stake for creating these categories Who has the power and authority to define particular social categories and give them meaning? Which of the definitions become ones that people believe? Who decides what resources are given to whom? Who defines the rights and needs of particular social categories? (poor, what do they need to be given?) Consequences present... Individual identities - there are many assets to who we are as a self, multiple personalities A subject is fractured, th
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