1 edition of Diasporas found in the catalog.
|Statement||Kathleen Newland, editor|
|LC Classifications||HD82 .D494 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2010038866|
The book presents empirical case studies from various geographical contexts including Australia, Canada, the Philippines, India, the Caribbean, Zimbabwe, and the United States. Overall, this book presents fresh insights into how and why migrant-sending countries are increasingly turning to the diaspora option to attempt to benefit from the. While in exile, the Judahites became known as "Jews" (יְהוּדִים, or Yehudim), "Mordecai the Jew" from the Book of Esther being the first biblical mention of the term. The first exile was the Assyrian exile, the expulsion from the Kingdom of Israel (Samaria) .
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 Diasporas is an essential text for anyone studying, working or interdisciplinary scholars with wide-ranging perspectives on the cultural and historical significance of contemporary diasporas worldwide, this book provides an essential companion to understanding the complex evolution of concepts of migration and identity and their vital.
New Diasporas explores the growing pressures for international migration of the last quarter of the 20th century. Van Hear presents case studies of 10 new transnational communities, discussing their future and their role in the global economy. "Diasporas of the Mind is a rare book: serious, critically imaginative and theoretically aware, it is incisive, thoughtful, detailed, well-written, with an astonishing intellectual hinterland. Centrally, it sets the contours for a series of new debates about post-War literature, cultural history and the history of ideas."—Professor Robert.
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About the Book. Coined in the third century B.C., the term diaspora has evolved into a buzzword used to describe the migrations of groups as diverse as ethnic populations, religious communities, and even engineers working concise book provides a critical introduction to the concept of diaspora, bringing a fresh, synthetic perspective to virtually all.
I warmly recommend this instructive book."—Robin Cohen, University of Oxford, and author of Global Diasporas "Stéphane Dufoix has given us a brilliant exploration of the many meanings and boundaries of the term 'diaspora'.
Its far longer and diverse history than is commonly thought will come as a surprise to some/5(3). Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. When Dimple Met Rishi (Dimple and Rishi, #1) by. Sandhya Menon (Goodreads Author) (shelved 4 times as diaspora) avg rating — 39, ratings — published Want to Read.
Diaspora is written in a mostly straightforward manner, but it almost feels avant garde just because the concepts are so mind-blowing and Greg Egan goes so far with them.
This is a story of scientific discovery, of pushing the boundaries all the way, of surviving the ultimate catastrophe/5(). Native Diasporas explores how indigenous peoples forged a sense of identity and community amid the changes wrought by European colonialism in the Caribbean, the Pacific Islands, and the mainland Americas from the seventeenth through the twentieth century.
Broad in scope and groundbreaking in the topics it explores, this volume presents fresh insights from. Italy's Many Diasporas book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
Italians are a migratory people. Since over 27 million Italian /5. The research in this book is guided by four interconnected themes: the ways in which diasporas are constructed and performed through identity, the body, everyday practice and place; how those in diaspora become politicised and how this leads to unities and disunities in relation to 'here' and 'there'; the ways in which diasporas seek to connect Cited by: 7.
The Handbook of Diasporas, Media, This innovative and timely book helps readers to understand diasporic cultures and their impact on the globalized world. The Handbook presents contributions from internationally-recognized scholars and researchers to strengthen understanding of diasporas and diasporic cultures, diasporic media and cultural.
In a perceptive and arresting analysis, Robin Cohen introduces his distinctive approach to the study of the world's diasporas. This book investigates the changing meanings of the concept and the contemporary diasporic condition, including case studies of Jewish, Armenian, African, Chinese, British, Indian, Lebanese and Caribbean first edition of this book had a 4/5(1).
'As scholarly approaches to Diasporas develop a global profile and span a variety of disciplines, this book provides an incisive account of the state of the art. Its illuminating emphasis on the evolution of theme and concept is enriched by an attention to specific historical events and cultural conditions that makes this work an indispensable.
Chinese Diasporas provides a concise and compelling new history of internal and external Chinese migration from the sixteenth century to the present day. Steven B. Miles places Chinese migrants and their families at the center of his narrative through a series of engaging case studies taking readers Author: Steven B.
Miles. Dialogues Across Diasporas focuses on the shared historical legacies of members of the Africana and Latina diasporas, and the cultural impact of the African diaspora in the Americas.
This book seeks to emphasize connections rather than divisions among different migratory ethnic communities via a reconfiguration of borders and ethnic : Martha Mantilla. Indigenous Diasporas and Dislocations engages with examples of communities with different experiences, expectations and evaluations of diaspora life.
It contributes significantly to debates about indigenous cultures and religions, and to understandings of identity and alterity in late or by: The book brings together globally authoritative voices in the study of diasporas from the diverse disciplines of political science, sociology, cultural studies, literary theory, feminist theory.
is a platform for academics to share research papers. 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.
Inderpal Grewal is Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Home and Harem: Nation, Gender, Empire, and the Cultures of Travel (also published by Duke University Press); coauthor of An Introduction to Women’s Studies: Gender in a Transnational World; and coeditor of Scattered Hegemonies: Postmodernity and Transnational.
The Handbook of Diasporas, Media, and Culture explores new dimensions of human mobility and connectivity—presenting state-of-the-art research and key debates on the intersection of media, cultural, and diasporic studies. This innovative and timely book helps readers to understand diasporic cultures and their impact on the globalized world.
The ﬁrst edition of this book had a major impact on diaspora studies and was the foundational text in an emerging research and teaching ﬁeld. This second edition extends and clariﬁes Cohen’s argument, addresses some critiques and outlines new perspectives for the study of diasporas. The book has also been made more student.
"Digital Diasporas engages conversations across a selection of contemporary (gendered) Indian identified networks online: “Desis” creating place through labour and affective network formation in secondlife, Indian (diasporic) women engaged in digital domesticity, to Indian digital feminists engaged in debate and dialogue through Twitter.
Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship Jubany, O. (Ed), Sassen, S. (Ed) For over twenty years, the Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship series has contributed to cross-disciplinary empirical and theoretical debates on migration processes, serving as a critical forum for and problematising the main issues around the global movement and circulation.
Diasporas and Exiles mirrors the richness of experience and the attendant virtual impossibility of definition that constitute the challenge of understanding Jewish identity.
About the Author Howard Wettstein is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside. The [email protected] Diasporas book series aims to gather scholarly and creative writing on the African diasporic experience in Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States.
We publish between books annually, since our inception in