Diaspora and transnationalism concepts theories and methods

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Diaspora and Transnationalism: Concepts, Theories and Methods by Rainer Baubock

Diaspora and transnationalism are concepts that have become very popular in modern academic and political discourses. And while most of the new literature treats the two separately, this book studies these fields alongside one another. Rainer Baubck and Thomas Faist bring together scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines to discuss the concepts, theories, and methodologies used in the study of border-crossing affiliations.
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Indian Diasporic Literature and Politics of Representation (ENG)

The chapters provide both fresh and authoritative perspectives on the key issues at stake and underscore the value of cross-disciplinary dialogue. Compiled by foremost scholars in the field, this volume skilfully brings together compelling essays that examine concepts, theories and methods surrounding these two terms, their mixed definitions, critiques and social scientific impacts. Diaspora and transnationalism are widely used concepts in academic as well as political discourses.
Rainer Baubock

IMISCOE Research Series

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. This book therefore analyses diaspora and transnationalism as research perspectives rather than as characteristics of particular social groups. The contributions focus on conceptual uses, theoretical challenges and methodological innovations in the study of social ties that transcend nation and state boundaries.

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Browse by All Title Author. Download book. PDF Viewer book. Export citation. Book License. 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.

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  1. Diaspora and transnationalism are widely used concepts in academic as well as political discourses. Although originally referring to quite different phenomena.

  2. While the contributions primarily focus on migration within and to Europe, they draw upon case-studies from all continents, illustrating the transnational flows of people, resources, ideas and political forces that characterize the modern world.

  3. Diaspora and Transnationalism: Concepts, Theories and Methods 7. Chapter 1 . Diaspora and transnationalism: What kind of dance partners? 9. Thomas Faist.

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