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Growing Up Muslim in Europe and the United States

Growing Up Muslim in Europe and the United States

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Medhi Bozorgmehr, Philip Kasinitz
January 17, 2020

This volume brings together scholarship from two different, and until now, largely separate literatures—the study of the children of immigrants and the study of Muslim minority communities—in order to explore the changing nature of ethnic identity, religious practice, and citizenship in the...

Migration, Education and Translation: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters in Education Settings

Migration, Education and Translation: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters in Education Settings

1st Edition

Vivienne Anderson, Henry Johnson
November 13, 2019

This multidisciplinary collection examines the connections between education, migration and translation across school and higher education sectors, and a broad range of socio-geographical contexts. Organised around the themes of knowledge, language, mobility, and practice, it brings together...

Democracy, Diaspora, Territory: Europe and Cross-Border Politics

Democracy, Diaspora, Territory: Europe and Cross-Border Politics

1st Edition

Olga Oleinikova, Jumana Bayeh
October 17, 2019

This volume offers a profoundly new interpretation of the impact of modern diasporas on democracy, challenging the orthodox understanding that ties these two concepts to a bounded form of territory. Considering democracy and diaspora through a deterritorialised lens, it takes the post-Euromaidan...

Gender, Work and Migration: Agency in Gendered Labour Settings

Gender, Work and Migration: Agency in Gendered Labour Settings

1st Edition

Megha Amrith, Nina Sahraoui
October 17, 2019

While the feminisation of transnational migrant labour is now a firmly ingrained feature of the contemporary global economy, the specific experiences and understandings of labour in a range of gendered sectors of global and regional labour markets still require comparative and ethnographic...

Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities: Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona

Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities: Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona

1st Edition

Alina Rzepnikowska
September 26, 2019

The large-scale migration brought about by the expansion of the EU over a decade ago led to migration from less ethnically diverse countries to multicultural and super-diverse societies. This book examines the complex encounters between Polish migrant women and local populations in Manchester and...

Tracing Asylum Journeys: Transnational Mobility of Non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey

Tracing Asylum Journeys: Transnational Mobility of Non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey

1st Edition

Ugur Yildiz
September 20, 2019

This book explores the asylum journey of non-European asylum applicants who seek asylum in Turkey before resettling in Canada with the aid of the Canadian government’s assisted resettlement programme. Based on ethnographic research among Syrian, Afghan, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Iraqi, Iranian, Somali,...

Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families: Marriage, Law and Gender

Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families: Marriage, Law and Gender

1st Edition

Marja Tiilikainen, Mulki Al-Sharmani, Sanna Mustasaari
June 20, 2019

This book examines the needs, aspirations, strategies, and challenges of transnational Muslim migrants in Europe with regard to family practices such as marriage, divorce, and parenting. Critically re-conceptualizing ‘wellbeing’ and unpacking its multiple dimensions in the context of Muslim...

Undoing Homogeneity in the Nordic Region: Migration, Difference and the Politics of Solidarity

Undoing Homogeneity in the Nordic Region: Migration, Difference and the Politics of Solidarity

1st Edition

Suvi Keskinen, Unnur Dís Skaptadóttir, Mari Toivanen
June 19, 2019

This book critically engages with dominant ideas of cultural homogeneity in the Nordic countries and contests the notion of homogeneity as a crucial determinant of social cohesion and societal security. Showing how national identities in the Nordic region have developed historically around notions...

Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities

Global Nomads and Extreme Mobilities

1st Edition

Paivi Kannisto
June 06, 2019

Presenting a ground-breaking study of the emerging phenomenon of location-independence, this book examines the way in which the practices of 'global nomads', who live on the road, without fixed abode, place of employment or localised circle of friends, question many of the unwritten norms and...

Home States and Homeland Politics: Interactions between the Turkish State and its Emigrants in France and the United States

Home States and Homeland Politics: Interactions between the Turkish State and its Emigrants in France and the United States

1st Edition

Damla B. Aksel
April 18, 2019

This book draws on the literatures of transnationalism and diaspora studies to explore the ways in which the policies of emigrant-sending countries have an influence on how emigrants politically engage on issues related to their homelands. Drawing on over one hundred interviews with policy makers,...

Islamophobia and Everyday Multiculturalism in Australia

Islamophobia and Everyday Multiculturalism in Australia

1st Edition

Randa Abdel-Fattah
April 16, 2019

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...

Migration, Work and Home-Making in the City: Dwelling and Belonging among Vietnamese Communities in London

Migration, Work and Home-Making in the City: Dwelling and Belonging among Vietnamese Communities in London

1st Edition

Annabelle Wilkins
April 09, 2019

This book explores the relationships between home, work and migration among Vietnamese people in East London, demonstrating the diversity of home-making practices and forms of belonging in relation to the dwelling, workplace and wider city. Engaging with wider scholarship on transnationalism, urban...

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