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Writing Diaspora: South Asian Women, Culture and Ethnicity

Writing Diaspora: South Asian Women, Culture and Ethnicity

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

Making Home in Diasporic Communities: Transnational belonging amongst Filipina migrants

Making Home in Diasporic Communities: Transnational belonging amongst Filipina migrants

1st Edition

Diane Sabenacio Nititham
November 11, 2016

Making Home in Diasporic Communities demonstrates the global scope of the Filipino diaspora, engaging wider scholarship on globalisation and the ways in which the dynamics of nation-state institutions, labour migration and social relationships intersect for transnational communities. Based on...

Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations: Looking through the Lens of Social Inclusion

Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations: Looking through the Lens of Social Inclusion

1st Edition

Michele Lobo, Fethi Mansouri
November 11, 2016

Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations reflects on the tensions and contradictions that arise within debates on social inclusion, arguing that both the concept of social inclusion and policy surrounding it need to incorporate visions of citizenship that value ethnic diversity....

Childhood and Migration in Europe: Portraits of Mobility, Identity and Belonging in Contemporary Ireland

Childhood and Migration in Europe: Portraits of Mobility, Identity and Belonging in Contemporary Ireland

1st Edition

Caitríona Ní Laoire, Fina Carpena-Méndez, Allen White
November 11, 2016

Childhood and Migration in Europe explores the under-researched and often misunderstood worlds of migrant children and young people, drawing on extensive empirical research with children and young people from diverse migrant backgrounds living in a rapidly changing European society.  Through...

Polish Migration to the UK in the 'New' European Union: After 2004

Polish Migration to the UK in the 'New' European Union: After 2004

1st Edition

Kathy Burrell
November 11, 2016

Since the 2004 enlargement of the European Union over half a million Polish migrants have registered to work in the United Kingdom, constituting one of the largest migration movements in contemporary Europe. Drawing on research undertaken across a wide range of disciplines - history, economics,...

Inhabiting Borders, Routes Home: Youth, Gender, Asylum

Inhabiting Borders, Routes Home: Youth, Gender, Asylum

1st Edition

Ala Sirriyeh
October 26, 2016

In recent years there has been growing interest in the experiences of young people seeking asylum in Europe. While the significance of the role of age is recognized, both youth transitions and trajectories beyond the age of eighteen are still largely unexplored, the role and impact of mobility...

The Cultures of Economic Migration: International Perspectives

The Cultures of Economic Migration: International Perspectives

1st Edition

Tope Omoniyi, Suman Gupta
October 03, 2016

This volume explores the processes of economic migration, the social conditions that follow it and the discourses that underlie research into it. Reflecting critically on economic migration and on the process of studying and creating knowledge about it, the contributors address the question of...

Local Lives: Migration and the Politics of Place

Local Lives: Migration and the Politics of Place

1st Edition

Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich, Catherine Trundle
October 03, 2016

Local Lives contests dominant trends in migration theory, demonstrating that many migrant identities have not become entirely diasporic or cosmopolitan, but remain equally focused on emplaced belonging and the anxieties of being uprooted. By addressing the question of how migrants legally and...

The Invisible Empire: White Discourse, Tolerance and Belonging

The Invisible Empire: White Discourse, Tolerance and Belonging

1st Edition

Georgie Wemyss
September 09, 2016

This book offers a significant and original contribution to critical race theory. Georgie Wemyss offers an anthropological account of the cultural hegemony of the West through investigations of the central and pivotal constituent of the dominant white discourse of Britishness - the Invisible Empire...

Accession and Migration: Changing Policy, Society, and Culture in an Enlarged Europe

Accession and Migration: Changing Policy, Society, and Culture in an Enlarged Europe

1st Edition

Yordanka Valkanova, John Eade
September 09, 2016

The expansion of the European Union in May 2004 through the entry of ten countries from Central and Eastern Europe, has generated considerable media interest - interest which was revived by further expansion in January 2007 when Bulgaria and Romania became the latest nations from the east to join....

The Challenges of Diaspora Migration: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Israel and Germany

The Challenges of Diaspora Migration: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Israel and Germany

1st Edition

Rainer K. Silbereisen, Peter F. Titzmann
September 09, 2016

Diaspora or 'ethnic return' migrants have often been privileged in terms of citizenship and material support when they seek to return to their ancestral land, yet for many, after long periods of absence - sometimes extending to generations - acculturation to their new environment is as complex as...

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