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Nations Unbound: Transnational Projects, Postcolonial Predicaments and Deterritorialized Nation-States
Transnational projects - a new perspective theoretical issues the making of West Indian transmigrant populations - examples from St Vincent and Grenada the establishment of Haitian transnational
From immigrant to transmigrant : Theorizing transnational migration
Contemporary immigrants cannot be characterized as the « uprooted » . Many are transmigrants, becoming firmly rooted in their new country but maintaining multiple linkages to their homeland. While in
Conceptualizing Simultaneity: A Transnational Social Field Perspective on Society 1
This article explores the social theory and consequent methodology that underpins studies of transnational migration. First, we propose a social field approach to the study of migration and
Towards a Transnational Perspective on Migration: Race, Class, Ethnicity, and Nationalism Reconsidered
This is a collection of papers prepared for a workshop on developing a transnational perspective on migration with the focus on migration to the United States. "Immigrants are understood to be
Transnationalism: A New Analytic Framework for Understanding Migration
This book argues that a new conceptualization is needed in order to come to terms with the experience and consciousness of this new migrant population, called “transnationalism,” and describes the new type of migrants as transmigrants.
Cultural Citizenship as Subject-Making: Immigrants Negotiate Racial and Cultural Boundaries in the United States [and Comments and Reply]
CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY Volume 37, Number 5, December 1996 CI 1996 by The Wenne1-Gren Foundation for Anthropologi~l Research. All rights reserved OOI1-3204/96/370~:-OOO2S3.00 Cultural Citizenship as
Regimes of Mobility Across the Globe
Mobility studies emerged from a postmodern moment in which global ‘flows’ of capital, people and objects were increasingly noted and celebrated. Within this new scholarship, categories of migrancy
Towards a Comparative Theory of Locality in Migration Studies: Migrant Incorporation and City Scale
Building on the scholarship that theorises the restructuring of cities within neoliberal globalisation, this article calls for a comparative scalar approach to migrant settlement and transnational
Georges woke up laughing
Combining history, autobiography, and ethnography, Georges Woke Up Laughing provides a portrait of the Haitian experience of migration to the United States that illuminates the phenomenon of
George woke up laughing: long distance nationalism and the search for home
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