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  • Some people may wonder what the terms panethnic or panethnicity mean.

    Alas, a blog » 2006 » April

  • Like so many Russian Jews who spent years battling Soviet anti-Semitism, he arrived in Israel with a distaste for leftist politics and a profound cynicism about the old socialist dream of panethnic unity.

    "Israel Is Our Home"

  • Many Asian Americans, he says, find partisanship (predominantly Democratic affiliation) through what he calls "panethnic linked fate."

    Deanna Lee: The Sleeping Giant in American Politics

  • No wonder she's ready to rumble with the panethnic Bratz.

    Get Ready to Rumble

  • Terms like European American, African American, Latino/a, American Indian, and Asian American are all panethnic labels that take diverse groups of people and lump them into larger categories.

    Alas, a blog » 2006 » April

  • When panethnic labels become popular there is a tendency for people to forget the diversity and variety that goes into the groups that make up the panethnic categories.

    Alas, a blog » 2006 » April

  • The potential for organizing groups around panethnic identities has upsides and downsides.

    Alas, a blog » 2006 » April

  • Humanism emphasizes universal human rights, while coalitions along panethnic lines represent one of the last bastion of unique, traditional cultural identities.

    Alas, a blog » 2006 » April

  • The power of the groups and their ability to create change is much greater because the panethnic label leads to greater numbers, which clearly has political implications in a democratic society.

    Alas, a blog » 2006 » April

  • African American panethnic identity formed in part because it was forced upon Africans by Whites and in part as a means of survival under conditions of slavery.

    Alas, a blog » 2006 » April


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