Edited By Ioan Bolovan and Luminita Dumanescu
This book reconstructs the perceptions about mixed marriages across generations, starting from a detailed analysis of the statistical background and a description of this phenomenon in the historical past, and then focusing on the case history of families. As ethnic and religious diversity has long been an important source of social tension in Transylvania, mixed marriages have the potential to link the communities and act as a bridge between ethnic groups. Considering the multilevel analyses, the time frame from 1895 to nowadays as well as the historical past of Transylvania, this volume has a strong multidisciplinary character, predicated on a combination of historical, demographical and sociological methods.
Displaying ethnicity through the practices of mixed couples from Transylvania (Viorela Telegdi-Csetri)
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Displaying ethnicity through the practices of mixed couples from Transylvania1
Abstract: Viorela Telegdi-Csetri analyses the ways in which mixed couples in Transylvania display their ethnicity. The author uses the conceptual framework of displaying practices, which allows the identification of three alternative displaying modes in the case of mixed couples: displaying merged identities, a double identity, or a purported mixed identity.
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