Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
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This thesis explores the construction of ethnic identity among Russian immigrants in New York, by examining how it has been negotiated and articulated through foods, including traditional and non-native foods as a vehicle for their shifting identities and for reaffirming their position and participation in mainstream American society.
Starkova, Elena, "Food and Negotiation of Identity among the Russian Immigrant Community of Brighton Beach" (2017). CUNY Academic Works.