346 pages | 12 B/W Illus.
Focusing on the case of the Hazaras, a population from central Afghanistan, this book shows how migration studies and transnationalism are at the heart of theoretical and methodological debates which animate anthropology.
Introduction Part I: Issues and Method 1. Migration and Transnationalism in the Anthropological Debate 2. From Theory to Field: Investigations in a Context of Conflict and Migration Part II: The Locations 3. Hazarajat: Kinship and Neighbourhood in the Village 4. Quetta (Pakistan): the Hazara Refuge 5. Work Migration to Iran Part III: The Flow 6. Forms and Strategies of Population Movement 7. Transfers of Money and Goods 8. Ways of Communicating Part IV: Results and Analysis 9. Trust and Cooperation amid Conflict and Migration. Conclusion and Epilogue.