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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Migrant Mothers in the Digital Age Emotion and Belonging in Migrant Maternal Online Communities
Higher Education and Social Mobility in France Challenges and Possibilities among Descendants of North African Immigrants
Mobile Citizenship Spatial Privilege and the Transnational Lifestyles of Senior Citizens
By Leah Williams Veazey
January 09, 2023
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 ...
By Angela McCarthy
November 25, 2022
This book explores the question of whether the conceptualisation of New Zealand as a 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 which ...
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 ...
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,...
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 ...
By Jana Sverdljuk, Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger, Erika 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...
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...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...