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Researching Ethnicity and Ethnic Politics Using a Single Case Study Method
(Chapter; Bokkapittel, 2019)
This case is a study on ethnic politics in Ethiopia, using an interpretive methodology in the present context of the growing importance of ethnicity in politics across the globe. It primarily focuses on the ways in which a single case study on ethnicity and politics could be empirically performed. The case helps to understand the advantages and challenges of a single case study method in researching ...
Ethnicity, Belonging and Identity among the Eastern Gurage of Ethiopia
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-05-27)
In this paper, I will analyse a case of ethnic transformation in post-1991 Ethiopia based on an ethnographic study of the Eastern Gurage. The case represents an ethnic setting where the conventional conceptualization of ethnicity in terms of a notion of origin undermines the diversities expressed in various forms of category and boundary formations. The ethnic setting does not also fall into, but ...