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Migrant Marginality.

Author: Philip Kretsedemas; Jorge Capetillo-Ponce; Glenn Jacobs
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Routledge advances in sociology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited book uses migrant marginality to problematize several different aspects of global migration. It examines how many different societies have defined their national identities, cultural values and terms of political membership through (and in opposition to) constructions of migrants and migration. The book includes case studies from Western and Eastern Europe, North America and the Caribbean. It is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kretsedemas, Philip.
Migrant Marginality: A Transnational Perspective.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Kretsedemas; Jorge Capetillo-Ponce; Glenn Jacobs
ISBN: 9781135921606 1135921601 9781135921538 1135921539
OCLC Number: 855970267
Notes: 10. The Dominican LGBTIQ Movement and Asylum Claims in the US.
Description: 1 online resource (702 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1. Introduction: The Problem of Migrant Marginality; (Re)Framing Transnationality; Testing the Limits of Multiculturalism; Manufacturing Exclusion: Anti-Immigrant Politics and Policies; Gendered Peripheries: Emigrants, Asylum Seekers and the Feminization of Migrant Marginality; Immigrant Identities and the Politics of Race and Nativity; Where to, Beyond the Margin?; Notes; Part I: Testing the Limits of Multiculturalism. 2. Challenging Narratives on Diversity and Immigration in Portugal: The (De)Politicization of Colonialism and RacismDeploying Mainstream Narratives on Immigration and Diversity; Changing the Narrative and Enlarging the Research Agenda; Conclusions; Notes; 3. Politics, Citizenship and the Construction of Immigrant Communities in Italy; Culture, Racism and the Multicultura; The Necessity of Immigrant Communities; The Political Economy of Community Representation; Communities and Nations; Notes; 4. Legislated Isomorphism of Immigrant Religions: Lessons from Sweden; Lessons from Sweden. Negotiating Religious Space in the UsThe Tripartite Theoretical Model (TTM); Burial in Sweden; Conclusion; Notes; Part II: Manufacturing Exclusion: Anti Immigrant Politics and Policies; 5. Constructing Otherness: Media and Parliamentary Discourse on Immigration in Slovenia; Attitude Toward Immigrants in Slovenia; Attitude Toward Immigration in Public Discourse; Back to the Future?; Conclusion; Notes; 6. Designed to Punish: Immigrant Detention and Deportation in the US; Notes. 7. 'We Are Not Racists, but We Do Not Want Immigrants': How Italy Uses Immigration Law to Marginalize Immigrants and Create a (New) National IdentityContemporary Europe and Immigration; Historical Italian Background; Italian Immigration Policy and Legal Framework; Immigration, Security and Politics; Italian Immigration Lawyers; Immigrants' Crimes and Italian Prisons; Conclusions; Notes; Part III: Gendered Peripheries: Emigrants, Asylum Seekers and the Feminization of Migrant Marginality; 8. Gendered Global Ethnography: Comparing Migration Patterns and Ukrainian Emigration. Global Ethnography: Gender, Method and AnalysisConstitutive Circularity: Migrating to Italy; Resource Drain: Migrating to California; Comparing Migration Patterns and the Ukrainian State; Gendered Global Ethnography: Implications for Migration and Post-Soviet Studies; Notes; 9. Remittances in Provincial Georgia: The Case of Daba Tianeti; Remittances and Development: Theoretical Framework; Methodology of the Study; Research Site and Economic Characteristics of the Households; Emigration from Daba Tianeti: An Overview; Remittances in Daba Tianeti; Uses of Remittances; Concluding Remarks; Notes.
Series Title: Routledge advances in sociology.

Abstract:

This edited book uses migrant marginality to problematize several different aspects of global migration. It examines how many different societies have defined their national identities, cultural values and terms of political membership through (and in opposition to) constructions of migrants and migration. The book includes case studies from Western and Eastern Europe, North America and the Caribbean. It is organized into thematic sections that illustrate how different aspects of migrant marginality have unfolded across several national contexts. The first section of the book examin.

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