[Current Transformations of Ethnic Identity among the Western Mongolians]
Type of publication: Research Article
Western Mongolians, ethnic identity, mobilization of ethnicity, ethnic and cultural surround-ings, ethnic stereotypes
The article examines the factors having an impact on the transformation of ethnic identity among today’s Western Mongolians. Drawing on the own field research data, the author discusses a variety of causes that led to the emergence of territorial and local ethnic identities as significant markers among the people who used to think of themselves as a socialist.
Terentyev, V.I. 2016. Sovremennye transformatsii etnicheskogo samosoznaniia zapadnykh mongolov (Current Transformations of Ethnic Identity among the Western Mongolians). Etnograficheskoe obozrenie 3: 146-161
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