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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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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

Forthcoming

Jana Sverdljuk, Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger, Erika K. Jackson, Peter Kivisto
August 03, 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 19th and 20th...

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

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

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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

Forthcoming

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...

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

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

1st Edition

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...

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

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....

Growing Up Muslim in Europe and the United States

Growing Up Muslim in Europe and the United States

1st Edition

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...

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

Vivienne Anderson, Henry Johnson
November 13, 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...

Democracy, Diaspora, Territory: Europe and Cross-Border Politics

Democracy, Diaspora, Territory: Europe and Cross-Border Politics

1st Edition

Olga Oleinikova, Jumana Bayeh
October 17, 2019

This volume offers a profoundly new interpretation of the impact of modern diasporas on democracy, challenging the orthodox understanding that ties these two concepts to a bounded form of territory. Considering democracy and diaspora through a deterritorialised lens, it takes the post-Euromaidan...

Gender, Work and Migration: Agency in Gendered Labour Settings

Gender, Work and Migration: Agency in Gendered Labour Settings

1st Edition

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...

Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities: Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona

Convivial Cultures in Multicultural Cities: Polish Migrant Women in Manchester and Barcelona

1st Edition

Alina Rzepnikowska
September 26, 2019

The large-scale migration brought about by the expansion of the EU over a decade ago led to migration from less ethnically diverse countries to multicultural and super-diverse societies. This book examines the complex encounters between Polish migrant women and local populations in Manchester and...

Tracing Asylum Journeys: Transnational Mobility of Non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey

Tracing Asylum Journeys: Transnational Mobility of Non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey

1st Edition

Ugur Yildiz
September 20, 2019

This book explores the asylum journey of non-European asylum applicants who seek asylum in Turkey before resettling in Canada with the aid of the Canadian government’s assisted resettlement programme. Based on ethnographic research among Syrian, Afghan, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Iraqi, Iranian, Somali,...

Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families: Marriage, Law and Gender

Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families: Marriage, Law and Gender

1st Edition

Marja Tiilikainen, Mulki Al-Sharmani, Sanna Mustasaari
June 20, 2019

This book examines the needs, aspirations, strategies, and challenges of transnational Muslim migrants in Europe with regard to family practices such as marriage, divorce, and parenting. Critically re-conceptualizing ‘wellbeing’ and unpacking its multiple dimensions in the context of Muslim...

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