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Diasporas and Transnational Identities

A Special Issue of identity (The Journal of the Society for Research on Identity Formation, Volume 1, Number 3, 2001)
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Ethnic studies, Ethnography, Social, group or collective psychology, The self, ego, identity, personality, Ethnic Studies - General, Political Science, Technology & Industrial Arts, Politics/International Relations, Social Science, General, Psychology & Psychiatry / Developmental Psychology, E
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Book Description: Diaspora and transnationalism are widely used concepts in academic as well as political discourses.

Although originally referring to quite different phenomena, they increasingly overlap today. Such inflation of meanings goes hand in hand with a danger of essentialising collective identities.

: Diasporas and Transnational Identities: A Special Issue of identity (The Journal of the Society for Research on Identity Formation, Volume 1, Number 3.

Digital Diasporas: Identity and Transnational Engagement 1st Edition. arguing that digital diasporas create communities and organizations that represent hybrid identities and encourage solidarity, identity, and material benefits among their members.

The book also explores these communities' implications for policy and by: Pasura proposes a framework for understanding African diasporas as core, epistemic, dormant and silent diasporas. The book explores the origin, formation and performance of the Zimbabwean transnational diaspora in Britain and examines how the diaspora is constituted in the hostland and how it maintains connections with the homeland.

"The essays in Native Diasporas offer fascinating case studies that simultaneously value local nuance and transnational/global contexualization across more than three centuries of history.

They also offer fresh insights in the study of indigenous identities."—Joseph Genetin. Synopsis. Pasura proposes a framework for understanding African diasporas as core, epistemic, dormant and silent diasporas. The book explores the origin, formation and performance of the Zimbabwean transnational diaspora in Britain and examines how the diaspora is constituted in the hostland and how it maintains connections with the homeland.

With the elevation of Islam and Muslim transnational networks in international affairs, from the rise of Al Qaeda to the revolutions in North Africa and the Middle East, the study of Diasporas and transnational identities has become more relevant.

Using case studies from Fiji, Mauritius, Trinidad and South Africa, this book explores the diaspora identities and impact of social movements on. The book Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities, Edited by Kim Knott and Sean McLoughlin is published by Zed Books. Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities, Knott, McLoughlin All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK COVID Resources.

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Transnational in nature and unbounded by space, they cut across the static, territorial boundaries more usually deployed to govern tourism. In a vibrant inter-disciplinary collection of essays from leading scholars in the field, this book introduces the main features and constructs of diasporas, and explores their implications for the.

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: Digital Diasporas: Identity and Transnational Engagement () by Brinkerhoff, Jennifer M. and a great selection of similar New, Used and /5(4). Ninian Smart (), ‘The Importance of Diasporas’ Elliott P. Skinner (), ‘The Dialectic between Diasporas and Homelands’ Part III: Transnationalism: ‘Globalization From Below’ Arjun Appadurai (), ‘Global Ethnoscapes: Notes and Queries for a Transnational Anthropology’ A.

This book weaves together biographies and social analysis, providing a compelling account of lifestyle migration, whiteness and contemporary South Africa.' Caroline Knowles, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK 'A beautifully written book that is a wonderful contribution and challenge to literature on privileged and lifestyle migration.

Diasporas Concepts, Intersections, Identities mapping new directions in research and testing the usefulness of diaspora for analyzing the complexity of transnational lives today. Diasporas interdisciplinary scholars with wide-ranging perspectives on the cultural and historical significance of contemporary diasporas worldwide, this book.

Closely associated with work on transnationalism are efforts to re-theorize the concept of diaspora and the diasporic subject. As Pnina Werbner (, p. ) has argued, diasporic communities, as mobilized groups, “are cultural, economic, political and social formations.

Get this from a library. African transnational diasporas: fractured communities and plural identities of Zimbabweans in Britain.

[Dominic Pasura] -- This book examines the relationships, connections, identities and linkages between diasporas and their original or symbolic homelands. To highlight the transnationality of diasporas, the book.

Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities, addresses this lack by providing a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the political and cultural ideas and groups involved. Wide-ranging and interdisciplinary, the book contains examinations of major concepts and theories, including migration, ethnicity, and postcolonialism.

Book Description: Asian diasporas are all too often seen in terms of settlement problems in a host nation, where the focus is on issues of crime, housing, employment, racism and related concerns. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities by Jeffrey Lesser at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. mapping new directions in research and testing the usefulness of diaspora for analyzing the complexity of transnational lives today. Diasporas is an essential text for anyone studying, working or Author: Jeffrey Lesser. Original case studies of contemporary as well as classical diasporas are featured, mapping new directions in research and testing the usefulness of diaspora for analyzing the complexity of transnational lives today.

Diasporas is an essential text for anyone studying, working or interested in. One can think of global fan communities (Jenkins, ), transnational diasporas (Georgiou, ), or local Facebook groups created to mourn the deceased These examples speak not just to how Author: Myria Georgiou.

She also explores their impact on identity negotiation, arguing that digital diasporas create communities and organizations that represent hybrid identities and encourage solidarity, identity, and material benefits among their members.

The book also explores these communities' implications for policy and : $ This book examines the relationships, connections, identities and linkages between diasporas and their original or symbolic homelands. To highlight the transnationality of diasporas, the book Author: Dominic Pasura.

Diasporas book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Despite the increasing importance of the concept of diaspora and its wid /5. approach to the study of the world’s diasporas. The book investigates the changing meanings of the concept and the contemporary diasporic condition, including case studies of Jews, Armenians, Africans, Chinese, British, Indians, Lebanese and fresh case studies to understand the growth of complex transnational identities.

The old idea of. Buy Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities 1 by Kim Knott & Sean McLoughlin eds. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

Transnational activities can be considered diasporic when they involve national categories and particular identities, such as ethnic, religious or national groups (Adamson ). There are two principal ways in which diasporas emerge.

The first is through border-crossing by: Digital Diasporas: Identity and Transnational Engagement, Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK,ISBN Migratory birds like the Siberian cranes cover large distances to escape harsh winters and shortage of food during the winter months.

In a mobile world, shifting identities, loyalties and allegiances are part of expanding social and cultural circulation and include lateral axes of diasporas “decentered, partially overlapping networks of communication, travel, trade, and kinship that connect the several communities of a transnational people [ ] diasporas, as simultaneous Cited by: 4.

Marginality Reconstructed: Sub-National And Transnational Identities In The Wake Of International Migration And Tourism Chapter Twenty-Six.

Civil Society In The United States: From Pluralism To Multiculturalism And Fragmentation Into DiasporasCited by: 1. Not all diasporas inscribe homing desire through a wish to return to a place of ‘origin’.

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The word dispora often invokes the imagery of traumas of separation and dislocation, and this is certainly a very important aspect of the migratory experience. (Brah ) Diaspora, border and transnational identities.Book Description.

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 communities.

Chapters cover a range of geopolitical and empirical contexts and serve to. 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 communities.

Chapters cover a range of geopolitical and empirical contexts and serve to highlight the Cited by: 1.