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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...

Migrant Women Transforming Citizenship: Life-stories From Britain and Germany

Migrant Women Transforming Citizenship: Life-stories From Britain and Germany

1st Edition

Umut Erel
September 09, 2016

Migrant Women Transforming Citizenship develops essential insights concerning the notion of transnational citizenship by means of the life stories of skilled and educated migrant women from Turkey in Germany and Britain. It interweaves and develops theories of citizenship, identity and culture with...

Food in the Migrant Experience

Food in the Migrant Experience

1st Edition

Anne J. Kershen
August 26, 2016

At its most basic, food is vital to our survival there can be no form of life without it. But in economically developed and thriving societies there is more to eating and drinking than just surviving. As the centuries have passed, the marketing, preparation and presentation of food has become an...

Family, Citizenship and Islam: The Changing Experiences of Migrant Women Ageing in London

Family, Citizenship and Islam: The Changing Experiences of Migrant Women Ageing in London

1st Edition

Nilufar Ahmed
January 06, 2016

A longitudinal, intersectional study of migrant women, this book examines the lives of first generation Bangladeshi migrants to the UK, considering the dynamic relationship between people and place. Shedding new light on a migrant population about which little is known, the author explores the...

London the Promised Land Revisited: The Changing Face of the London Migrant Landscape in the Early 21st Century

London the Promised Land Revisited: The Changing Face of the London Migrant Landscape in the Early 21st Century

1st Edition

Anne J. Kershen
August 28, 2015

Some two decades since the publication of London the Promised Land?, which charted and investigated the successes and failures of the migrant experience in London over a period of three hundred years, this book re-examines the migrant landscape in London. While remaining a beacon for immigrants,...

Migration Across Boundaries: Linking Research to Practice and Experience

Migration Across Boundaries: Linking Research to Practice and Experience

1st Edition

Parvati Nair, Tendayi Bloom
June 28, 2015

Bringing together scholars and practitioners from a range of disciplinary backgrounds working in Europe, North and South America, South Asia and the Middle East, this volume explores the question of how to ensure that migration research feeds back into improving the lives of migrants. It emphasises...

Human Exhibitions: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Ethnic Displays

Human Exhibitions: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Ethnic Displays

1st Edition

Rikke Andreassen
May 28, 2015

From the 1870s to the second decade of the twentieth century, more than fifty exhibitions of so-called exotic people took place in Denmark. Here large numbers of people of Asian and African origin were exhibited for the entertainment and ’education’ of a mass audience. Several of these exhibitions...

The Somatechnics of Whiteness and Race: Colonialism and Mestiza Privilege

The Somatechnics of Whiteness and Race: Colonialism and Mestiza Privilege

1st Edition

Elaine Marie Carbonell Laforteza
May 08, 2015

Investigating the emergence of a specific mestiza/mestizo whiteness that facilitates relations between the Philippines and Western nations, this book examines the ways in which the construction of a particular form of Philippine whiteness serves to deploy positions of exclusion, privilege and...

Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes

Heritage, Diaspora and the Consumption of Culture: Movements in Irish Landscapes

1st Edition

Diane Sabenacio Nititham, Rebecca Boyd
October 28, 2014

Using an interdisciplinary and transhistorical framework this book examines the cultural, material, and symbolic articulations of Irish migration relationships from the medieval period through to the contemporary post-Celtic Tiger era. With attention to people’s different uses of social space,...

Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism: Representation, Cognition and Everyday Talk

Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism: Representation, Cognition and Everyday Talk

1st Edition

Rusi Jaspal
September 28, 2014

Antisemitism and anti-Zionism are complex, delineable, yet inter-related social-psychological phenomena. While antisemitism has been described as an irrational, age-old prejudice, anti-Zionism is often represented as a legitimate response to a ’rogue state’. Drawing upon media and visual sources...

Insider Research on Migration and Mobility: International Perspectives on Researcher Positioning

Insider Research on Migration and Mobility: International Perspectives on Researcher Positioning

1st Edition

Lejla Voloder, Liudmila Kirpitchenko
February 04, 2014

With an increasing proportion of migration and mobility field studies being conducted by migrants and members of ethnic minorities in 'home' contexts, the implications of 'insider research' are increasingly subject critical scrutiny. Researchers who may share migration experiences or cultural,...

Indian Transnationalism Online: New Perspectives on Diaspora

Indian Transnationalism Online: New Perspectives on Diaspora

1st Edition

Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Johannes G. de Kruijf
January 09, 2014

Present-day migration takes place in a world characterized by the compression of time and space, with cheaper air travel and the existence of new communication technologies - the internet in particular - making it easier to stay in contact with the places, people and cultures that one has left....

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