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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

Forthcoming

Alina Rzepnikowska
September 30, 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

Forthcoming

Ugur Yildiz
September 30, 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

Forthcoming

Marja Tiilikainen, Mulki Al-Sharmani, Sanna Mustasaari
June 27, 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-conceptualising ‘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

Forthcoming

Suvi Keskinen, Unnur Dís Skaptadóttir, Mari Toivanen
June 25, 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

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Paivi Kannisto
May 31, 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...

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

1st Edition

Maybritt Jill Alpes
February 04, 2019

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...

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

1st Edition

Chloe A. Gill-Khan
February 04, 2019

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, the ‘Muslim’. The ‘argument’ of this book, therefore, is...

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

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

1st Edition

Asuncion Fresnoza-Flot, Gwénola Ricordeau
January 17, 2019

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

1st Edition

Craig Considine
January 17, 2019

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...

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