Diasporas, Cultures and Identities

Diasporas, Cultures and Identities

by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317995609
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/02/2014
Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 198
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Martin Bulmer is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK. He retired in 2008, prior to which he was also Director of the ESRC Question Bank. He has edited the journal Ethnic and Racial Studies since 1993.

John Solomos is Professor of Sociology at City University London, UK. He has carried out extensive research on race, politics and social change and on theories of race and ethnicity. He is co-editor of Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Diasporas, Cultures and Identities Martin Bulmer and John Solomos  2. The Diaspora Project of Arab Americans: Assessing the Magnitude and Determinants of Politicized Ethnic Identity Kenneth D. Wald  3. How Diasporic Ties Emerge: Pan-American Nikkei Communities and the Japanese State Ayumi Takenaka  4. Culture, Utility or Social Systems? Explaining the Cross-National Ties of Emigrants form Borşa, Romania Christina Boswell and Oana Ciobanu  5. Are We All Transnationals Now? Network Transnationalism and Transnational Subjectivity: The differing Impacts of Globalization on the Inhabitants of a Small Swiss City Janine Dahinden  6. Does the Canonical Theory of Assimilation Explain the Roma Case? Some Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe Òscar Prieto-Flores  7. Social Capital and Voting Participation of Immigrants and Minorities in Canada Pieter Bevelander and Ravi Pendakur  8. Attitudes Towards Polish Immigrants to the Republic of Ireland: An Integrated Threat Analysis Gunnar B. Scheibner and Todd G. Morrison  9. Caribbean and South Asian Identification with British Society: The Importance of Perceived Discrimination Rahsaan Maxwell  10. Segmented Assimilation in the Netherlands? Young Migrants and Early School Leaving Willibrord De Graaf and Kaj Van Zenderen

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