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First Generation Iranian Immigrants and the Question of Cultural Identity: The Case of Iowa
Based on survey research and in-depth interviews, this article concerns first generation Iranian immigrants in Iowa and focuses on the extent of their integration into the host society's culture. TheExpand
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The new phase of globalization and brain drain: Migration of educated and skilled Iranians to the United States
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to focus on “brain drain,” or emigration of educated and skilled individuals to the USA from one Southwest Asian nation, Iran, which has experienced fundamentalExpand
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Empires and Walls: Globalization, Migration, and Colonial Domination
List of Photos, Figures and Tables Foreword by David Fasenfest Preface 1. Walls, Borders and Imperial Formations Borders, Walls and Globalization PART I: THE IMPERIAL WALLS THAT ARE NO LONGER AROUNDExpand
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GETTING PEOPLE STARTED: TEACHING ASSISTANT WORKSHOP FOR SOCIOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENTS AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
The sociology faculty and graduate students at Michigan State University have conducted a yearly workshop for teaching assistants and other beginning graduate students for the past 14 years. ThisExpand
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8 The Great Offensive Wall of Mexico: Border Blues
This chapter explains that it was the trans-border treaty of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that became instrumental in changing the dynamics of migration between Mexico and theExpand
10 Bantustans, Maquiladoras, and the Separation Barrier Israeli Style
This chapter focuses on Israel's territorial expansion and the way the two entities' economies have become increasingly entwined to the point of unity, all with the hope in making sense of why IsraelExpand
11 Epilogue: Conceptualizing Walls and borders—“Globalization from within”
This chapter provides concluding remarks for this book Empires and Walls: Globalization, Migration, and Colonial Domination, which deals with the defunct and dismantled ancient and modern walls.Expand
Gendered identity formation in post-colonial France: the case of French Muslims of Maghrebi origins with a focus on Algeria
ABSTRACT In this article, we examine identity formation processes among French Muslims from former North African French colonies, focusing on Algeria. France’s violent colonial presence in AlgeriaExpand