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Published by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Migration (Social Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Statelessness,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Emigrant remittances,
  • Emigration And Immigration,
  • Group identity,
  • Internationalism

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSteven Vertovec (Editor), Robin Cohen (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages663
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9866698M
ISBN 101858988691
ISBN 109781858988696

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Migration, Diasporas and Transnationalism. Edward Elgar Publishing. The International Library of Studies on Migration series. Edited by Steven Vertovec, Director, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany and Robin Cohen, Professor of Development Studies and Director, International Migration. The book will be essential reading for all academics, students and wider readers who are interested in sport, migration, transnationalism, and the social and cultural aspects of globalization." - Richard Giulianotti, Loughborough University, UKCited by: Migration, Diasporas and Transnationalism (The International Library of Studies on Migration, 9) [Vertovec, Steven, Cohen, Robin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Migration, Diasporas and Transnationalism (The International Library of Studies on Migration, 9)Format: Hardcover. “Diaspora and transnationalism have become buzzwords in popular debates. In this innovative work, Bauböck, Faist and their co-authors reclaim the concepts for social science by demonstrating their significance for contemporary migration research.” stephen castles, research chair in sociology, The University of sydneyFile Size: 3MB.

Transnationalism and migration, however, are realities here to stay and indeed are likely to become more prevalent in view of demographic and other trends. The task for policymakers is to make transnationalism work for migrants and societies through better migration management, keeping in mind the transnational dimension when designing Size: 49KB. Hometown Transnationalism: Long Distance Villageness Among Indian Punjabis and North African Berbers (Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship). Closely associated with work on transnationalism are efforts to re-theorize the concept of diaspora and the diasporic subject. As Pnina Werbner (, p. ) has argued, diasporic communities, as mobilized groups, “are cultural, economic, political and social formations in process. Diasporas are full of division and dissent. Book Description: Diaspora and transnationalism are widely used concepts in academic as well as political discourses. Although originally referring to quite different phenomena, they increasingly overlap today. Such inflation of meanings goes hand in hand with a danger of essentialising collective identities.

This is a repository copy of Migration, Diaspora and Transnationalism: Transformations of have be impacted by migration, diaspora and transnationalism. At its best, the study of Diaspora and Transnationalism: Transformations of Religion and Culture in a Globalising Age File Size: KB. In recent times female migration has been gradually growing across the globe, often faster than the male migration. The migration report of the UN () mentioned that some parts of Europe and Africa the growth rate of female migration has already taken over their male counterparts i.e % in Europe, % in Latin America and Caribbean, Diaspora and transnationalism are concepts that have become very popular in modern academic and political discourses. And while most of the new literature treats the two separately, this book studies these fields alongside one another. A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism offers a ground-breaking combined discussion of the concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Newly commissioned essays by leading scholars provide interdisciplinary perspectives that link together the concepts in new and important ways.