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Islamophobia and Everyday Multiculturalism in Australia

Islamophobia and Everyday Multiculturalism in Australia

Forthcoming

Randa Abdel-Fattah
November 29, 2017

This book explores Islamophobia in Australia, shifting attention from its victims to its perpetrators by examining the visceral, atavistic nature of people’s feelings and responses to the Muslim ‘Other’ in everyday life. Based on ethnographic fieldwork, Islamophobia and Everyday Multiculturalism...

The Politics of Integration: Law, Race and Literature in Post-War Britain and France

The Politics of Integration: Law, Race and Literature in Post-War Britain and France

Forthcoming

Chloe A. Gill-Khan
October 23, 2017

After almost seven decades, Britain and France, nations with divergent political cultures and heirs to contrasting philosophies of 'integration', have proclaimed the failure to integrate their post-war ethnic minorities: at this present time, Muslims. The ‘argument’ of this book, therefore, is a...

Belonging and Transnational Refugee Settlement: Unsettling the Everyday and the Extraordinary

Belonging and Transnational Refugee Settlement: Unsettling the Everyday and the Extraordinary

Jay Marlowe
September 11, 2017

The image we have of refugees is one of displacement – from their homes, families and countries – and yet, refugee settlement is increasingly becoming an experience of living simultaneously in places both proximate and distant, as people navigate and transcend international borders in...

International Marriages and Marital Citizenship: Southeast Asian Women on the Move

International Marriages and Marital Citizenship: Southeast Asian Women on the Move

Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot, Gwénola Ricordeau
July 12, 2017

While marriage has lost its popularity in many developed countries and is no longer an obligatory path to family formation, it has gained momentum among binational couples as states reinforce their control over human migration. Focusing on the case of Southeast Asian women who have been epitomized...

Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora

Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora

Craig Considine
July 11, 2017

This book explores the Pakistani diaspora in a transatlantic context, enquiring into the ways in which young first- and second-generation Pakistani Muslim and non-Muslim men resist hegemonic identity narratives and respond to their marginalised conditions. Drawing on rich documentary, ethnographic...

Language, Labour and Migration

Language, Labour and Migration

Anne J. Kershen
May 16, 2017

Language, Labour and Migration explores two fundamental aspects of the migrant experience through a multi-disciplinary lens which combines the research of leading academics at the cutting edge of their fields. This latest volume from the centre for the Study of Migration brings together the work...

Racialised Gang Rape and the Reinforcement of Dominant Order: Discourses of Gender, Race and Nation

Racialised Gang Rape and the Reinforcement of Dominant Order: Discourses of Gender, Race and Nation

Kiran Kaur Grewal
December 07, 2016

This path-breaking book provides a comparative analysis of public discourses in France and Australia on a series of highly mediatised racialised gang rapes that occurred during the early to mid-2000s. These rapes led to intense public debate in both countries regarding an apparent ‘gang rape...

Gendering Migration: Masculinity, Femininity and Ethnicity in Post-War Britain

Gendering Migration: Masculinity, Femininity and Ethnicity in Post-War Britain

Wendy Webster, Louise Ryan
November 28, 2016

Gendering Migration demonstrates the significance of studying migration through the lens of gender and ethnicity and the contribution this perspective makes to migration histories. Through a consideration of the impact of migration on men and masculine identities as well as women and feminine...

Brokering High-Risk Migration and Illegality in West Africa: Abroad at any cost

Brokering High-Risk Migration and Illegality in West Africa: Abroad at any cost

Maybritt Jill Alpes
November 24, 2016

Do young West Africans want to go abroad at any cost because they receive too little or erroneous information? Why do they and their families risk large sums of money with migration brokers? How do the risks of illegality and deportation change migration aspirations in West Africa? This book places...

Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration: Human Smuggling from Pakistan to Europe

Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration: Human Smuggling from Pakistan to Europe

Ali Nobil Ahmad
November 23, 2016

Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration makes use of extensive new empirical material to explore the phenomena of migration, human smuggling and illegal work, in order to develop a compelling account of international migration, linking it with irrational, risky economic behaviour and male...

Writing Diaspora: South Asian Women, Culture and Ethnicity

Writing Diaspora: South Asian Women, Culture and Ethnicity

Yasmin Hussain
November 17, 2016

Issues of cultural hybridity, diaspora and identity are central to debates on ethnicity and race and, over the past decade, have framed many theoretical debates in sociology, cultural studies and literary studies. However, these ideas are all too often considered at a purely theoretical level. In...

Migrant Cross-Cultural Encounters in Asia and the Pacific

Migrant Cross-Cultural Encounters in Asia and the Pacific

Jacqueline Leckie, Angela McCarthy, Angela Wanhalla
November 15, 2016

In contrast to much scholarship on cross-cultural encounters, which focuses primarily on contact between indigenous peoples and ’settlers’ or ’sojourners’, this book is concerned with migrant aspects of this phenomenon – whether migrant-migrant or migrant-host encounters – bringing...

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