It feels important to interrogate the concept of mixedness
. We are the fastest growing ethnic category, but as we become more common, the debates surrounding the social experience of mixed-race people seem in many ways not to have moved beyond the concept of being "caught in-between".
Andersen makes a convincing case that "mixedness
" is an illogical way to differentiate the Metis from other indigenous people.
Here Michael seems to be proud, in that he wants to claim that his identity is more "interesting." He points to the normalized dominance of "Canadian equals white" while also using his own "mixedness
" to push back at the blandness of that "Canadian culture." Michael expressed that non-whites have more culture than whites, insinuating a lack of culture on the part of whites.
Another problem Shatila poses for research is its mixedness
. Once emblematic of the Resistance movement because so many factions had their headquarters in or near it, Shatila today is reckoned today to contain only a minority of Palestinians.
Hurston, in her autobiography, Dust Tracks on a Road, writes that "no matter where two sets of people come together, there are bound to be some in-betweens" (171), and this is the space critic Naomi Pabst refers to as the site in which Hurston explores "her own simultaneous blackness and mixedness
"But my mother's family is from up here, my great-grandmother was white and I do not forget or deny that, I have that mixedness
is reified by the word "bestial," which implies the man is beastlike, or half-human, half-animal.
is consistent with the explosive growth in small-scale turbulent vorticity (and consequently in interface area), driven by a strong fluctuating baroclinic torque.
"Trajectories of Mixed Couples in Morocco: a Meaningful Discursive Space for Mixedness
", Revista de Sociologia, vol.
However, contemporary racial and ethnic identity models, both in the UK and US (from where the 'one-drop rule' emerged) point instead to more fluid, diverse conceptualisations of identity for those from mixed racial and ethnic backgrounds, indicating a broader picture of racial mixing and mixedness
more generally (eg Root, 1992, 1996; Katz, 1996; Ifekwunigwe, 1999; Zack, 1995; Tizard and Phoenix, 2002; Parker and Song, 2001a; Olumide, 2002; Ali, 2003; Tikly et al, 2004; Barrett et al, 2007; Dewan, 2008; Williams, 2011).
The Historical Mixedness
of South African Constitutional Law II.
On the other hand, Keller's popularity in the "cour citoyenne" (722) of Louis-Philippe subtly offers Keller as an embodiment, in his mixedness
, of a July Monarchy denounced by the legitimist Balzac for what he considered its unholy fusion of bourgeoisie and aristocracy.
Simmons argues that events such as these helped to shape Dominican nationality, the definition of mixedness
, and the institutionalization of the term indio as a national racial category.
Their innovative contributions stem from a cross pollination of creative designs, ceramic techniques and process that bare testimony to the cross cultural shifts in the creative disciplines derived from the mixedness
of our diverse cultures.
My intent in using a variety of terms is to emphasize that I am referring to mixedness
, and not focusing on one term to reify the idea that multiracials are a fixed group of people.