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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|ISBN:||1409440168 9781409440161 1306149657 9781306149655|
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; Foreword; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Glossary of Italian and German Terms; 1 Introduction: Social Affiliations and Ethnicity in the Context of Second-Generation Transnationalism; Second-Generation Transnationalism in Europe and the United States; Transnationalism and Integration; Ethnicity, 'Community', Individuals and Groups; Definitions; The Research; Plan of the Book; 2 Transnational Childhoods: Growing Up in Transnational Families; The Historical Background of Southern Italian Migration; Settling in Switzerland and the Creation of 'Sites of Belonging' Italian Transnationalism: From Provisional Migration to Transnational ContinuityHoliday Transnationalism; The Transnational Family; Attitudes of the Second Generation towards the Family: Conflicts and Cohesion; Transnational Relations, Upward Social Mobility and the Role of Schools; 3 Transnational Continuities, Ethnic Reification and Local Ties; The Transnational Family and Continuities of Transnationalism; The Role of Schools and Neighbourhoods in Creating Co-Ethnic Social Networks; Transnational and Local Negotiations of Belonging. A Localized Transnational Youth Culture: The Development of 'Latino Cool''Cultural Sites' in a Transnational Context; Continuities of Transnational Relations as Adults; 4 Transnational Discontinuities: Developing Local Attachments; Social Attachments to Local and Transnational Social Milieus during Childhood; Transnational Experiences and the Anxiety of Returning; Gender, Sexuality and the Rejection of 'Italian Authenticity'; Withering Transnational Ties; The Secondo Movement: The Claim for Political Participation; Sushi-Eating Secondos and the Political Instrumentalization of Italianità Beyond Ethnicity5 Transnational Realizations and Relocation to the Homeland: Roots Migration; Conceptualizing Second-Generation 'Roots Migration'; Social and Economic Factors Leading to Roots Migration; Settling into Structural Uncertainties; 'There's nothing here': The Realities of Long-Term Settlement; Social Control and Gender Relations; Finding a Home, Losing One's Roots and Continuities of Transnational Relations; Longing to Belong in the Context of Transnationalism; 6 Conclusion: Individual Trajectories of Transnationalism and Integration. Second-Generation Transnationalism and Youth CultureWhen 'Being Italian is not an Issue': Transnationalism and Integration; Towards a Differentiated Understanding of Second-Generation Transnationalism; Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Studies in migration and diaspora.|
|Responsibility:||by Susanne Wessendorf.|
'Full of wonderfully rich and absorbing material, this well-written ethnographic study of second-generation Italians in Switzerland and southern Italy provides important insights into how and why the
- Children of immigrants.
- Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation.
- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
- Emigration -- sociala aspekter.
- Immigration -- sociala aspekter.