Racial, ethnic and national identities
Omi and Winant’s article presents their important theory of racial formation. The excerpts from Eriksen’s article discuss the definition of ethnicity, particularly as it relates to the construction of national and racial identities. In a short paper, answer the following question: In what ways are racial, ethnic and national identities similar to each other; in what ways are they different? How do these identities reflect relations of power in society? draw on the texts directly (using citations) to support your argument. Direct citations should include quotation marks and include the author, and page number in parentheses.