Politics of Identity: Migrants and Minorities in Multicultural States

Politics of Identity: Migrants and Minorities in Multicultural States

by Robert Hudson
     
 
Through the analysis of examples taken from America, the Caribbean and Western and East-Central Europe, this book addresses one of the greatest challenges for the immediate future: the impact of migration, displacement and minority cultures and peoples within the space of larger multicultural states. The book focuses on the concepts of inclusion and exclusion and

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Through the analysis of examples taken from America, the Caribbean and Western and East-Central Europe, this book addresses one of the greatest challenges for the immediate future: the impact of migration, displacement and minority cultures and peoples within the space of larger multicultural states. The book focuses on the concepts of inclusion and exclusion and the processes of ethnic self-identification, cultural traditions in host countries, ethnic stereotyping and inter-ethnic communications and tensions.

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Addresses the impact of migration, displacement, minority cultures, and peoples within the space of larger multicultural states. Focuses on the concepts of inclusion and exclusion and processes of ethnic self-identification, cultural traditions in host countries, ethnic stereotyping, and inter-ethnic communications and tensions. Provides perspective on social, economic, legal, and political implications of migration, drawing on case material on the Americas, the Caribbean, and West and East-Central Europe. Hudson teaches European studies at the University of Derby. R<'e>no teaches political science at the Universit<'e> des Antilles et de la Guyane. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312225476
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.81(h) x 1.13(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Hudson is Senior Lecturer in European Studies at the University of Derby.

Fred Réno is Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the Université des Antilles at de la Guyane, France.

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