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When Did Boredom Become an Emotion?

QRCA Views, Winter 2008

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Excerpted from a larger study involving participants in the US, UK, and NZ, this article suggests that the experience of boredom in the U.S. is rooted in missed opportunities for self-betterment.

Tags: Boredom, Cultural Identity, Emotions

"You May Not Know It, But I'm Black": White Women's Self-Identification as Black

Ethnos 62(2), 1997

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This paper discusses issues of ethnic identity in the U.S., showing how White women within the African American artistic world of jazz draw upon discourses of race and ethnicity in order to construct themselves as Black.

Tags: Cultural Identity, Ethnicity, Identity