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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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Narratives of Migrant and Refugee Discrimination in New Zealand

Narratives of Migrant and Refugee Discrimination in New Zealand

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Angela McCarthy
November 25, 2022

This book explores the question of whether the conceptualisation of New Zealand as a tolerant, welcoming nation is accurate. Examining historical and contemporary narratives of migrant and refugee discrimination, it considers the economic, social, political, cultural and historical contexts from ...

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
August 01, 2022

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 ...

The Migration of Professional Women from Nigeria to the UK Narratives of Work, Family Life and Adaptation

The Migration of Professional Women from Nigeria to the UK: Narratives of Work, Family Life and Adaptation

1st Edition

By Joy Ogbemudia
July 29, 2022

Based on interviews with women who were professionals in different fields in Nigeria prior to migrating, The Migration of Professional Women from Nigeria to the UK examines the ways in which professional, middle-class women make sense of their lived experiences, their roles in migration ...

African Pentecostalism in Britain Migration, Inclusion, and the Prosperity Gospel

African Pentecostalism in Britain: Migration, Inclusion, and the Prosperity Gospel

1st Edition

By Katharine Stockland
May 31, 2022

Based on ethnographic research among African Pentecostal Christians living in the UK, this book addresses themes of migration and community formation, religious identity and practice, and social and political exclusion. With attention to strained kinship relationships, precarious labour conditions,...

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
April 29, 2022

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 ...

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
April 29, 2022

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...

Rethinking Privilege and Social Mobility in Middle-Class Migration Migrants ‘In-Between’

Rethinking Privilege and Social Mobility in Middle-Class Migration: Migrants ‘In-Between’

1st Edition

Edited By Shanthi Robertson, Rosie Roberts
March 25, 2022

This volume explores the experiences of a wide variety of middle-class migrant groups across the globe, including ‘ethnic entrepreneurs’ building new businesses in cosmopolitan neighbourhoods in Sydney; Chinese grandparents shuttling between Australia, China and Singapore to support their extended ...

Refugees and Knowledge Production Europe's Past and Present

Refugees and Knowledge Production: Europe's Past and Present

1st Edition

Edited By Magdalena Kmak, Heta Björklund
February 14, 2022

Building on research within the fields of exile studies and critical migration studies and drawing links between historical and contemporary ‘refugee scholarship’, this volume challenges the bias of methodological nationalism and Eurocentrism in discussing the multifaceted forms of knowledge ...

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

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 ...

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. ...

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