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Perverse Identities

Identities in Conflict

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Edited By Flocel Sabate

The urgent need for the study of exclusive identities in conflict is ever more apparent in a globalizing world in which societies are becoming multicultural and complex and in which inter-cultural contact and the co-existence of languages and cultures comes increasingly to bear on the construction of plural identities. The present book considers perversion in the construction of identity and the perverse usage of identity in areas such as social cohesion – xenophobia, racism, ostracism, rejection, ageism, marginalisation – and the mismanagement of linguistic identity, language groups and associated discriminatory practise arising out of historical and culturally based discrimination. The texts were submitted in an international meeting held in the Institute for Identities and Societies of the University on Lleida (Catalonia, Spain) in November 2012.
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Flocel SABATÉ

Perverse Identities. Identities in conflict

María Teresa QUINTILLÀ

Differences between Male & Female Speech: a classical topic

Jesús CORSÀ

Identity in conflict in a Medieval border: the case of an offer/agreement by the count Ermengol VI of Urgell

Pilar JIMÉNEZ

Identités en conflit. Disputes entre catholiques et « bons hommes » à la veille de la Croisade contre les Albigeois, 1206-1207

Luciano GALLINARI

Ethnic identity in medieval Sardinia: rethinking and reflecting on 14th and 15th century examples

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