Category Archives: Identity

Mixed race, mixed feelings

Recent article from New York Times reporting on students discussing what it means to be mixed-race.  The article presents the now familiar two sides of a continuing exchange: a desire for recognition of a mixed-race identity, and a desire for … Continue reading

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“recruitmentology”

One of the most thought provoking papers I’ve read in a while is one by Steven Epstein (2008), which explores how policies which mandate inclusion, for example the National Institute for Health guidelines for the inclusion of women and minorities, … Continue reading

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Contact and identity: The experience of ‘China goods’ in a Ghanaian marketplace

This was my Masters dissertation that was recently published in the Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology.  The title is:  “Contact and identity:  The experience of ‘China goods’ in a Ghanaian marketplace”.  It was quite the experience conducting this … Continue reading

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Filed under Africa, China, Contact hypothesis, Ghana, Identity, Marketplace, Me