Ethnic and Racial Studies

Series Editors: Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

Race, ethnicity and nationalism are at the heart of many of the major social and political issues in the present global environment. New antagonisms have emerged which require a rethinking of traditional theoretical and empirical perspectives. The books in this series arebased on special issues of Ethnic and Racial Studies, the leading journal for the analysis of these issues throughout the world. Expert authors and editors present interdisciplinary research and theoretical analysis, drawing on sociology, social policy, anthropology, political science, economics, geography, international relations, history, social psychology and cultural studies.

  • Cities, Diversity and Ethnicity

    Politics, Governance and Participation

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This volume brings together a variety of studies on the question of cities, ethnicity and diversity. Contributions cover various facets of life in contemporary cities, ranging from the role which street markets play in diverse neighbourhoods, to everyday multiculture in a specific street, the role…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
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  • Comparing Super-Diversity

    Edited by Fran Meissner, Steven Vertovec

    The concept of ‘super-diversity’ has received considerable attention since it was introduced in Ethnic and Racial Studies in 2007, reflecting a broadening interest in finding new ways to talk about contemporary social complexity. This book brings together a collection of essays which empirically…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
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  • The Language of Inclusion and Exclusion in Immigration and Integration

    Edited by Marlou Schrover, Willem Schinkel

    This collection provides an overview of some of the most relevant concepts in the study of the language of inclusion and exclusion, specifically with a view to the functioning of nation-state categories. Categorizations, words, and phrases are constantly renewed with the intention to exclude (…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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  • Mothering, Mixed Families and Racialised Boundaries

    Edited by Ravinder Barn, Vicki Harman

    This pioneering volume draws together theoretical and empirical contributions analyzing the experiences of white mothers in interracial families in Britain, Canada and the USA. The growth of the mixed race population reflects an increasingly racially and culturally heterogeneous society, shaped by…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
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  • Books, Bodies and Bronzes

    Comparing Sites of Global Citizenship Creation

    Edited by Peggy Levitt, Pál Nyíri

    One out of every seven people in the world today is on the move, voluntarily and involuntarily, within countries and between them. More and more people belong to several communities at once and yet the social contract between state and citizen is still bounded by questions of nationality. Where…

    Hardback – 2015-05-12
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  • Multiculturalism, Social Cohesion and Immigration

    Shifting Conceptions in the UK

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Multiculturalism, Social Cohesion and Immigration brings together original research that addresses key facets of the changing dynamics of race, multiculturalism and immigration in contemporary British society. The various chapters in this volume tackle important social and political issues such as…

    Hardback – 2015-04-10
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  • Race, Migration and Identity

    Shifting Boundaries in the USA

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    The chapters in this collection cover diverse aspects of the changing meanings and boundaries of race, migration and identity in the contemporary United States. The situation in the USA has been the subject of intense policy and political debate over the past decades and the papers in this volume…

    Hardback – 2015-03-23
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  • New Racial Landscapes

    Contemporary Britain and the Neoliberal Conjuncture

    Edited by Malcolm James, Helen Kim, Victoria Redclift

    The chapters in this volume examine the racial and ethnic landscape of Britain in a contemporary era of neoliberalism and financial crisis. A key aspect of neoliberal thought is the belief that we live in a ‘post-racial’ society in which the problems of racism and xenophobia have been overcome.…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
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  • Gender, Race and Religion

    Intersections and Challenges

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Gender, Race and Religion brings together a selection of original papers published in Ethnic and Racial Studies that address the intersections between gender relations, race and religion in our contemporary environment. Chapters address both theoretical and empirical aspects of this phenomenon, and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Nationalism and National Identities

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Nationalism and nationalist ideas are a major force in the contemporary world. This volume brings together original papers from a number of countries dealing both with theories and case studies of particular national contexts. Taken together, these papers shed light on the processes through which…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Diasporas, Cultures and Identities

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Diasporas, Cultures and Identities brings together a range of original research papers from Ethnic and Racial Studies that are concerned with the question of the role of diasporic ties and the social, cultural and political processes that are engendered by the changing experiences of these…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Methods and Contexts in the Study of Muslim Minorities

    Visible and Invisible Muslims

    Edited by Nadia Jeldtoft, Jørgen S. Nielsen

    In the past decade Muslims in Europe have been the subject of heated debates on the place and role of religion in the public space. Research into the issues involved has often used visible and formalised expressions of Muslim religiosity as its empirical point of departure. This book instead…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Health Care and Immigration

    Understanding the Connections

    Edited by Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Alejandro Portes

    This pioneering volume represents the culmination of state-of-the-art research whose purpose was to investigate the relationship between health care and immigration in the USA - two broken systems in need of reform. This volume sets out to answer the question: how do medical institutions…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Gender, Migration and the Media

    Edited by Myria Georgiou

    This volume brings together a number of experts who explore conceptual and policy challenges, as well as empirical realities, associated with gender and migration in highly mediated societies. The need to more systematically address the gendered experience of migration, especially in relation to…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Migration: Policies, Practices, Activism

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    Migration: Policies, Practices, Activism brings together a range of scholarly research papers to examine the place of international migration in the modern world, starting with the overview of migration and development by Alejandro Portes. There are many aspects to migration today which are treated…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
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  • Migrants and Their Children in Britain

    Generational Change in Patterns of Ethnic Minority Integration

    Edited by Anthony F. Heath

    Do second-generation ethnic minorities, those born and brought up in Britain, increasingly adopt British attitudes, values and ways or life, or do they, as some commentators have claimed, remain isolated from the mainstream? This study maps the extent of generational change among Britain’s ethnic…

    Hardback – 2014-08-08
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  • Race Critical Public Scholarship

    Edited by Karim Murji, Gargi Bhattacharyya

    This edited collection addresses the challenges for critically engaged research, teaching and scholarship on race and racism in a climate marked by sweeping changes in universities. Each chapter engages with debates about universities and ‘publics’, and the public orientation and reach of academic…

    Hardback – 2014-03-14
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  • Race and Ethnicity in Secret and Exclusive Social Orders

    Blood and Shadow

    Edited by Matthew W. Hughey

    Secret and private organizations, in the form of Greek-letter organizations, mutual aid societies, and civic orders, together possess a storied and often-romanticized place in popular culture. While much has been made of these groups’ glamorous origins and influence—such as the Freemasons’ genesis…

    Hardback – 2013-10-07
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  • Racialization and Religion

    Race, Culture and Difference in the Study of Antisemitism and Islamophobia

    Edited by Nasar Meer

    This volume locates the contemporary study of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia squarely within the fields of race and racism. As such, it challenges the extent to which discussion of the racialization of these minorities remains unrelated to each other, or is explored in distinct silos as a series of…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
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  • Ethnic and Racial Minorities in Asia

    Inclusion or Exclusion?

    Edited by Michelle Ann Miller

    Ethnic and Racial Minorities in Asia explores the relationship between ethnic minority rights and citizenship in Asia. Occupying a prominent place on the global map of conflict, Asia is one of the most ethnically diverse and racially divided regions in the world. It is also the scene of some of the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
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  • Retheorizing Race and Whiteness in the 21st Century

    Changes and Challenges

    Edited by Charles A. Gallagher, France Winddance Twine

    Retheorizing Race and Whiteness in the 21st Century examines the role whiteness and white identities play in framing and reworking racial categories, hierarchies and boundaries within the context of nation, class, gender and immigration. It takes as its theoretical starting point the understanding…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
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  • New Racial Missions of Policing

    International Perspectives on Evolving Law-Enforcement Politics

    Edited by Paul Amar

    This book identifies new formations of race, racism and ethnicity at the intersection of neoliberalism, security, urban governance and the law through a comparative, international analysis of police organizations and practices. It pushes analytical and theoretical boundaries by examining…

    Paperback – 2013-04-25
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  • Migrant Politics and Mobilisation

    Exclusion, Engagements, Incorporation

    Edited by Davide Pero, John Solomos

    In recent years immigration and the integration of migrants and minorities have become politicised in public and policy debates in Britain, the rest of Europe and the United States. In such debates, migrants are commonly treated as objects of politics and spoken in terms of management, national…

    Paperback – 2013-04-25
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  • Methodologies on the Move

    The Transnational Turn in Empirical Migration Research

    Edited by Anna Amelina, Thomas Faist, Devrimsel D. Nergiz

    This volume establishes a new agenda for approaches to migration research and the corresponding methodologies. A wide range of international contributors focus on the question of how to overcome the so-called 'methodological nationalism' within empirical studies on migration. They address two main…

    Hardback – 2013-04-10
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  • Accounting for Ethnic and Racial Diversity

    The Challenge of Enumeration

    Edited by Patrick Simon, Victor Piché

    By the end of the 20th century, the ethnic question had resurfaced in public debate. Every country had been affected by what is commonly known as cultural pluralism, as a result of conflicts interpreted from an ethnic perspective, for instance, in the Balkans and central Africa; nationalist…

    Hardback – 2013-04-02
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  • Responses to Stigmatization in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Michèle Lamont, Nissim Mizrachi

    Multiculturalism and diversity have raised a number of challenges for liberal democracy, not least the stigmatization of people in response to these developments. In this book, leading experts from a range of disciplines look at the responses to stigmatization from the perspectives of ordinary…

    Hardback – 2012-09-04
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  • Fighting Discrimination in Europe

    The Case for a Race-Conscious Approach

    Edited by Mathias Möschel, Costanza Hermanin, Michele Grigolo

    The member states of the EU have only very recently begun to consider race and racism in the framework of equality legislation and policies. As opposed to an established Anglo-Saxon tradition of naming races and using racial categorisation to fight racism, most continental European countries resist…

    Hardback – 2012-08-13
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  • Irregular Migrants

    Policy, Politics, Motives and Everyday Lives

    Edited by Alice Bloch, Milena Chimienti

      A new era of international migration has been accompanied by increasingly restrictive immigration controls to manage migration to more developed countries. The consequence has been fewer routes to enter and/or stay in countries in a regularised way and as a result, an increase in the…

    Hardback – 2012-06-28
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  • Theorising Integration and Assimilation

    Edited by Jens Schneider, Maurice Crul

    Theorising Integration and Assimilation discusses the current theories of integration and assimilation, particularly those focused on the native-born children of immigrants, the second generation. Using empirical research to challenge many of the dominant perspectives on the assimilation of…

    Hardback – 2011-12-21
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  • Latino Identity in Contemporary America

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    This edited collection brings together original research papers that explore an important aspect of race and ethnic studies, namely the processes that are shaping the making of Latina and Latino identities in contemporary America. This is a question that has received much attention in the USA over…

    Hardback – 2011-12-16
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  • Anthropology of Migration and Multiculturalism

    New Directions

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    The field of anthropology of migration and multiculturalism is booming. Throughout its hundred-odd year history, studies of migration and diverse or ‘plural’ societies have arguably been both marginal and central to the discipline of Anthropology. However, recent years have witnessed the rapid…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15
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  • Cosmopolitan Sociability

    Locating Transnational Religious and Diasporic Networks

    Edited by Tsypylma Darieva, Nina Glick Schiller, Sandra Gruner-Domic

    This book approaches the concept of cosmopolitan sociability as a cultural or territorial rootedness that facilitates a simultaneous openness to shared human emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Cosmopolitan Sociability critiques definitions of cosmopolitanism as a tolerance for cultural…

    Hardback – 2011-10-04
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  • Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity

    Edited by Tracey Reynolds

    Social capital and ethnicity are crucial to young people’s understandings of their social world. The strong bonding networks often assumed in ethnic groups suggest that individuals may prefer to be bonded to each other according to shared socio-cultural factors such as shared histories, memories,…

    Hardback – 2010-11-09
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  • The Transnational Political Participation of Immigrants

    A Transatlantic Perspective

    Edited by Jean-Michel Lafleur, Marco Martiniello

    With the progress in communication and transport technologies, it has never been easier for migrants to stay connected with their country of origin. Facing the wide range of activities in which immigrants are involved, governments in the country of origin and the country of destination have…

    Hardback – 2009-02-27
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