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VIERTLER, Renate Brigitte. The experience of the "other" in anthropology. Psicol. USP [online]. 1994, vol.5, n.1-2, pp. 269-283. ISSN 1678-5177.
This article intends, first, to present some basic ideas relating to the theories of "ethnic identity" developed by social anthropologists; second, to furnish some data about the theory of social identity among the Bororo Indians, from Mato Grosso (Brazil); and third, to describe how these field experiences made the author changes personal perspectives about what research priorities should be.
Palavras-chave : Anthropology; Ethnic identity; Social identity; Indians.