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Studies in Migration and Diaspora


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Series now in its 20th year

Studies in Migration and Diaspora is a series designed to showcase the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary nature of research in this important field. Volumes in the series cover local, national and global issues and engage with both historical and contemporary events. The books will appeal to scholars, students and all those engaged in the study of migration and diaspora. Amongst the topics covered are minority ethnic relations, transnational movements and the cultural, social and political implications of moving from 'over there', to 'over here'.

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Political Dissent and Democratic Remittances The Activities of Russian Migrants in Europe

Political Dissent and Democratic Remittances: The Activities of Russian Migrants in Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Joanna Fomina
October 25, 2021

With a focus on the most recent wave of political emigration from Russia unleashed during President Vladimir Putin’s third term, this book explores the activities of those who voice political dissent after leaving their country. Based on rich ethnographic data and interviews gathered among Russian ...

Migrant Mothers in the Digital Age Emotion and Belonging in Migrant Maternal Online Communities

Migrant Mothers in the Digital Age: Emotion and Belonging in Migrant Maternal Online Communities

1st Edition

By Leah Williams Veazey
May 03, 2021

This book explores the experiences of migrant mothers through the lens of the online communities they have created and participate in. Examining the ways in which migrant mothers build relationships with each other through these online communities and find ways to make a place for themselves and ...

Higher Education and Social Mobility in France Challenges and Possibilities among Descendants of North African Immigrants

Higher Education and Social Mobility in France: Challenges and Possibilities among Descendants of North African Immigrants

1st Edition

By Shirin Shahrokni
December 31, 2020

This book offers an in-depth sociological exploration of the social trajectories and experiences of children of post-colonial immigrants in France who are embarking on paths of extreme upward intergenerational mobility. The author draws on life history interviews with young adults of North African ...

Nordic Whiteness and Migration to the USA A Historical Exploration of Identity

Nordic Whiteness and Migration to the USA: A Historical Exploration of Identity

1st Edition

Edited By Jana Sverdljuk, Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger, Erika K. Jackson, Peter Kivisto
August 04, 2020

This volume explores the complex and contradictory ways in which the cultural, scientific and political myth of whiteness has influenced identities, self-perceptions and the process of integration of Nordic immigrants into multicultural and racially segregated American society in the nineteenth and...

Mobile Citizenship Spatial Privilege and the Transnational Lifestyles of Senior Citizens

Mobile Citizenship: Spatial Privilege and the Transnational Lifestyles of Senior Citizens

1st Edition

By Margit Fauser
July 09, 2020

Mobile Citizenship addresses the crucial question of how mobility reconfigures citizenship. Engaging with debates on transnationalism, citizenship, and lifestyle migration, the book draws on ethnographic research and interview material collected among retired lifestyle migrants moving south from ...

Migration Across Boundaries Linking Research to Practice and Experience

Migration Across Boundaries: Linking Research to Practice and Experience

1st Edition

Edited By Parvati Nair, Tendayi Bloom
June 30, 2020

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...

Color that Matters A Comparative Approach to Mixed Race Identity and Nordic Exceptionalism

Color that Matters: A Comparative Approach to Mixed Race Identity and Nordic Exceptionalism

1st Edition

By Tony Sandset
January 14, 2020

This book examines the ways in which mixed ethnic identities in Scandinavia are formed along both cultural and embodied lines, arguing that while the official discourses in the region refer to a "post-racial" or "color blind" era, color still matters in the lives of people of mixed ethnic descent. ...

Trajectories and Imaginaries in Migration The Migrant Actor in Transnational Space

Trajectories and Imaginaries in Migration: The Migrant Actor in Transnational Space

1st Edition

Edited By Felicitas Hillmann, Ton van Naerssen, Ernst Spaan
January 14, 2020

This book draws attention to the various factors that characterize migrant flows and mobilities, calling into question familiar concepts such as push and pull, migration as a life project and sociocultural integration. It highlights processes such as fl exible migrant routes, temporary and return ...

Growing Up Muslim in Europe and the United States

Growing Up Muslim in Europe and the United States

1st Edition

Edited By Medhi Bozorgmehr, Philip Kasinitz
December 03, 2019

This volume brings together scholarship from two different, and until now, largely separate literatures—the study of the children of immigrants and the study of Muslim minority communities—in order to explore the changing nature of ethnic identity, religious practice, and citizenship in the ...

Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration Human Smuggling from Pakistan to Europe

Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration: Human Smuggling from Pakistan to Europe

1st Edition

By Ali Nobil Ahmad
November 22, 2016

Masculinity, Sexuality and Illegal Migration makes use of extensive new empirical material to explore the phenomena of migration, human smuggling and illegal work, in order to develop a compelling account of international migration, linking it with irrational, risky economic behaviour and male ...

Migration, Education and Translation Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters in Education Settings

Migration, Education and Translation: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters in Education Settings

1st Edition

Edited By Vivienne Anderson, Henry Johnson
November 11, 2019

This multidisciplinary collection examines the connections between education, migration and translation across school and higher education sectors, and a broad range of socio-geographical contexts. Organised around the themes of knowledge, language, mobility, and practice, it brings together ...

Gender, Work and Migration Agency in Gendered Labour Settings

Gender, Work and Migration: Agency in Gendered Labour Settings

1st Edition

Edited By Megha Amrith, Nina Sahraoui
October 17, 2019

While the feminisation of transnational migrant labour is now a firmly ingrained feature of the contemporary global economy, the specific experiences and understandings of labour in a range of gendered sectors of global and regional labour markets still require comparative and ethnographic ...

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