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"You" and "I," "Us" and "Them": A systemic-discursive approach to the study of ethnic stereotypes in the context of British-Greek heterosexual couple relationships

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E Tseliou, I Eisler

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)515 - 522
Number of pages8
JournalFamily Process
Volume46
Issue number4
DOIs
PublishedDec 2007

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Abstract

Systemic family therapy accounts of ethnic stereotypes in the context of ethnically mixed couple relationships have tended to focus on the interpersonal-psychological realm of the couple relationship. Discourse analytic research, on the other hand, has highlighted the role of such stereotypes in the construction of national identity and has stressed the importance of a historical and ideological approach. In this article, we will present our attempt to develop a systemic-discursive approach to the study of stereotypes in the particular context of British-Greek heterosexual couple relationships by building on both fields

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