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Nation and Migration

The Politics of Space in the South Asian Diaspora (South Asia Seminar Series)

by Peter van der Veer

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Pennsylvania Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World,
  • South Asians,
  • Politics and government,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Foreign countries,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • South Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004380M
    ISBN 100812215370
    ISBN 109780812215373

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This book traces internal (citizens) and external (immigrants) migration in the US, from the Scots-Irish migration that started before the American Nation and Migration book, and ending with current "sorting" migration of liberal professionals to liberal areas such as the San Francisco Bay area and Washington DC and of conservative professionals to Dallas /5(40).

The concluding section analyzes literary representations of the entwined processes of imperialism, globalization, and transnational migration. Covering a broad range of nationalities and topics, the essays that make up this book suggest that there are many borders to cross in the new scholarship on nation and migration.

The first modern humans arrived in India aro years ago as part of an Out of Africa migration that populated the entire world ultimately.

The genetic lineage of these first migrants that the book calls ‘ First Indians ' still dominate the Indian population and accounts for per cent of the Indian ancestry today.

"A Nation of Emigrants is an important contribution to Mexican migration studies, and to the study of citizenship and transnationalism. Nation and Migration book At a time when migration debates have recently shifted to focus on issues of citizenship, settlement, integration and return, this book is certainly a recommended read." - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Cited by: 7.

“That produces migration to the US or to Mexican cities,” Ramírez charges. Corn imports also rose, from 2 million to million tons from to “Small Mexican farmers got hit with. Migration, Belonging and the Nation State 5 rethinking identity formation from the local to the national level and for creating a civil sphere in which this complex process of community formation might be able to occur.

References Castles, S. Citizenship and the other in. Bradley M. Gardner in his recent book, China’s Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, makes a persuasive case that the single most important factor in China’s dramatic rise from poverty to prosperity was the simple fact that Beijing got out of the way — that Bejing was forced to get out of the way — and allowed people.

Nation and Migration explores the significant contributions of Scotland, Ireland, and Wales to the development of a British Atlantic literature and culture, moving beyond traditional studies of transatlantic literature that focus on what Stephen Spender has described as the love-hate relations between the United States and England.

Peter van der Veer and the contributors to this volume explore the relationship between South Asian nationalism, migration, ethnicity, and the construction of religious identity. Although nationality and diaspora seem to represent opposite ideas and values, the authors argue that nationalism is strengthened, even produced, by migration.

Australia and Canada have each sought international reputations as humanitarian do-gooders, especially in the area of refugee admissions. This book traces the connections between the nation-building tradition of immigration and the challenge of admitting people who do not reflect the national interest of the twenty-first century.

In a detailed consideration of how refugees and. Book Description. On the Shoulders of Grandmothers is a global ethnography of Ukrainian transnational migration. Gendered migrant subjectivities are a key site for understanding the production of neoliberal capitalism and Ukrainian nation-state building, a fraught process that places Ukraine precariously between Europe and Russia with dramatic implications for the.

A book detailing the history the Choctaw nation, the period of removal, and the effects it has had in the present day Choctaw nation. Economic Aspects of removal – Written by Joseph T. manzo An article going in-depth into the economic aspect of the removal of the Choctaw, what it cost and more importantly, what it yielded for the federal.

How does migration change a nation. Germany in Transit is the first sourcebook to illuminate the country's transition into a multiethnic society--from the arrival of the first guest workers in the mids to the most recent reforms in immigration and citizenship law.

The book charts the highly contentious debates about migrant labor, human rights, multiculturalism, and. How does migration change a nation. Germany in Transit is the first sourcebook to illuminate the country's transition into a multiethnic society-from the arrival of the first guest workers in the mids to the most recent reforms in immigration and citizenship law.

The book charts the highly contentious debates about migrant labor, human Cited by: Nation and Migration The Politics of Space in the South Asian Diaspora Edited by Peter van der Veer. pages | 6 x 9 | 7 illus. Ebook | ISBN | Buy from De Gruyter $ | € | £ This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.

An Anniversary Collection volume. The book is divided by editors Maha Marouan and Merinda Simmons into four sections: “Race and Nation” considers the relationships between race and corporality in transnational histories of migration using literary and oral by: 3.

The author questions the concept of return and critically engages transnationalism, looking into power differences, the role of locales and the issue of nation-building.

This book is inspiring way beyond the specific context of Somaliland and advances our. Covering a broad range of nationalities and topics, the essays that make up this book suggest that there are many borders to cross in the new scholarship on nation and migration.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. A summary of the book The age of Migration written by Stephen Castles, Hein de Haas and Mark j.

Miller (5th edition, &rpar. The summary is complete for students following the course Nation and Migration at the VU in Amsterdam.

For those who do not follow this course, chapters 4, 6, 8 and 11 are missing since those parts. This book is the first transnational history of Chinese migration to the Americas. By focusing on the fluidity and complexity of border crossings throughout the Western Hemisphere, Young shows us how Chinese migrants constructed alternative communities and identities through these transnational pathways.

President John F. Kennedy’s final book, A Nation of Immigrants, is a most worthy and relevant contribution to the contemporary debate on immigration reform.

“This book should be read by every politician involved in the immigration debate, and by every citizen interested in the current immigration debate ” ().Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II.

In this Book. Additional Information. This book is the first transnational history of Chinese migration to the Americas. By focusing on the fluidity and complexity of border crossings throughout the Western Hemisphere, Young shows us how Chinese Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Victims of the Knight: An Introduction to the Commuter Nation / Carlos Antonio Torre --Foreword: Back and Forward / Hugo Rodriguez-Vecchini --Puerto Ricans: Migrants or Commuters?/ Juan M.

Garcia Passalacqua --Manos que Sobran: Work, Migration and the .