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International Perspectives on Migration #6: Migration, Diaspora and Identity: Cross-National Experiences

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Publisher Comments:

Framed in relation to diaspora this collection engages with the subject of how cultural difference is lived and how complex and shifting identities shape and respond to spatial politics of belonging. Diaspora is understood in a variety of ways, which makes this an eclectic collection of papers. Authors use various theoretical frameworks to explore diverse groups of people with a variety of experiences in a wide range of settings. They are making sense of the experiences of women and men from a range of ethnic backgrounds, negotiating identities through family, work and education. The micro dynamics of the everyday offer an evocative 'bottom up' means of understanding the tensions implicit in living multiple belongings. The common thread for the collection comes from the glimpses these authors provide into the remaking of our globalized world. The aim is to shed light on racism, dislocation and alienation on the one hand, and on the other hand, to consider how the complex power relations within the everyday mediate a sense of resistance and hope. The papers are arranged around four themes; 1.

Synopsis:

This volume examines how cultural difference is lived and how complex and shifting identities shape and respond to the spatial politics of belonging. It explores diverse groups of people with a variety of experiences in a wide range of settings.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction:

Product Details

ISBN:
9789400772106
Author:
Tsolidis, Georgina
Publisher:
Springer
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
cultural difference
Subject:
Diaspora and migration
Subject:
Diaspora effects on identity issues
Subject:
Ethnic background
Subject:
family reunification
Subject:
Japanese dispora racialization and sexualization in Australia
Subject:
Living multiple belongings
Subject:
Marriage and family
Subject:
Masculinity transformations
Subject:
Multicultural Melbourne
Subject:
Multiple cultures
Subject:
Muslim women
Subject:
Negotiating indentites through family, work and education
Subject:
Racism, dislocation and alienation
Subject:
Recent migration of Poles to the United Kingdom
Subject:
Refugee women
Subject:
Remaking of the globalized world
Subject:
Rights across borders
Subject:
Self authorshi
Subject:
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Subject:
Shifting gender roles
Subject:
Shifting power relations
Subject:
Spatial politics of beloning
Subject:
Migration
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Cultural Studies
Subject:
Cultural Management
Subject:
Social sciences
Subject:
Self authorship
Subject:
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Subject:
Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2014
Series:
International Perspectives on Migration
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20130830
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Immigration
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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