Worlds on the Move: Globalisation, Migration and Cultural Security

Overview

Diasporas have become a visible phenomenon of the modern world. In airports, shopping centers, city parks are found recent immigrants from many different countries. The impact of these "worlds on the move" on globalization, migration, and identity negotiations is the subject matter of this book written by a distinguished group of scholars from around the world.

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Overview

Diasporas have become a visible phenomenon of the modern world. In airports, shopping centers, city parks are found recent immigrants from many different countries. The impact of these "worlds on the move" on globalization, migration, and identity negotiations is the subject matter of this book written by a distinguished group of scholars from around the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781860649516
  • Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.26 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 1.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Majid Tehranian is Professor of International Communications at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Founding Director of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research.

Jonathan Friedman is directuer d'etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Lund.

Shalini Randeria teaches Social Anthropolgy at the University of Berlin.

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Table of Contents

Part One: Global System, Migration and Cultural Security
• Cultural Security and Global Governance: International Migration and Negotiations of Identity—Majid Tehranian
• Emergent Spaces, New Places and Old Faces: Proliferating Identities in a Globalizing World—James N. Rosenau
• Globalizations, Transnationalization and Migration: Ideologies and Realities of Global Transformation—Jonathan Friedman
Part Two: Migration and Negotiations of Identity: Local and Transnational Strategies
• Cosmopolitans are Cosmopolitans: On the relevance of Local Identification in Globalizing Society—Werner Schiffauer
• "Dwelling in Displacement": On Diasporization and the Production of National Subjects—Helmuth Berking
• Migration, Identity Negotiation and Self-Experience—Katherine Pratt Ewing
• It Is Not Where You are From, It Is Where You are At: Place-Based Alternatives to Diaspora Discourses—Arif Dirlik
• Cosmopolitan Options—Peter van der Veer
• Parting from Phantoms: What Is at Issue in the Development of Transnational Television from Turkey—Kevin Robins & Asu Aksoy
Part Three: Citizenship and Belonging: Political and Legal Regimes
• Migration, Belonging and the Shrinking Inclusive Capacity of the Nation-State—Michael Bommes
• Beyond Sovereignty: De Facto Transnationalism in Immigration Policy—Sakia Sassen
• Conflict and Transformation: New Forms of Nation*State Building in Iran, Afghanistan and Takijistan—Tschanguiz Pahlavan
• "Citizenship Light": Transnational Ties, Multiple Rules of Membership and the "Pink Card"—Ayse S. Caglar
• Transnational Third Worlds—Boaventura de Sousa Santos
• Mediating World Order: The Human Quest for Cultural Identity versus the Discipline of Global Capital—Richard Falk
• References

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