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Super-diversity and its implications
Abstract Diversity in Britain is not what it used to be. Some thirty years of government policies, social service practices and public perceptions have been framed by a particular understanding of
Conceiving and Researching Transnationalism
A review of recent research across several disciplines not surprisingly finds a wide variety of descriptions surrounding meanings, processes, scales and methods concerning the notion of
Migrant Transnationalism and Modes of Transformation
Much of the literature on migrant transnationalism focuses on the ways that specific sociocultural institutions have been modified in the course of being stretched across the globe. Yet migrant
Transnationalism and identity
Transnationalism and identity are concepts that inherently call for juxtaposition. This is so because many peoples' transnational networks of exchange and participation are grounded upon some
Cheap Calls: The Social Glue of Migrant Transnationalism
Abstract Although globalization has usually been associated with advanced communications technology, arguably nothing has facilitated global linkage more than the boom in ordinary, cheap
Three Meanings of "Diaspora," Exemplified among South Asian Religions
'DIASPORA' is the term often used today to describe practically any population which is considered 'deterritorialised' or 'transnational'-that is, which has originated in a land other than which it
Conceiving cosmopolitanism : theory, context and practice
In questioning what we share as human beings and whether we can ever live in peace with one another, the contributors to this study consider the multiple meanings of the term cosmopolitanism in the
The Multicultural Backlash: European Discourses, Policies and Practices
1. Introduction: assessing the backlash against multiculturalism in Europe Steven Vertovec and Susanne Wessendorf 2. The Rise and Fall of Multiculturalism? New Debates on Inclusion and Accommodation
The emergence of super-diversity in Britain
Diversity in Britain is not what it used to be. Some thirty years of government policies, social service practices and public perceptions have been framed by a particular understanding of immigration
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