The Cultures of Economic Migration : International Perspectives

By: Omoniyi, Tope, MrContributor(s): Gupta, Suman, MrMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandStudies in Migration and Diaspora: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012Description: 1 online resource (227 p.)ISBN: 9780754686453Subject(s): Emigration and immigrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Cultures of Economic Migration : International PerspectivesDDC classification: 304.8 LOC classification: JV6013.5.C85 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Socio-Cultural Attitudes to Migration and the Academic Disposition of Migration Studies; PART I: EUROPE; 2 Open Borders: The Case Against Immigration Controls; 3 Economic Migrant or Hyphenated British? Writing About Difference in London's East End; 4 Outsourcing and Migrational Anxieties in Discourse Perspectives; 5 Economic Satisfaction and Nostalgic Laments: The Language of Bulgarian Economic Migrants After 1989 in Websites and Electronic Fora
6 The Immigrating Russian: The Bulgarian CasePART II: AFRICA; 7 The Transformative Effect of Transfer Originating from Migration on Local Moroccan Socio-Economic Dynamics; 8 'Economic Martyrs': Two Perspectives on 'Lahrig'; 9 The Cultural Consequence of Economic Migration from Nigeria to the West; 10 From Homeland to Hopeland? Economic Globalization and Ogoni Migration in the 1990s; 11 Migrancy and Thabo Mbeki's African Renaissance; PART III: ASIA; 12 Emigration and Sociocultural Change in Iran; 13 Imaginary Migrations in Contemporary Chinese Public Culture
14 Media Representations in India of the Indian Diaspora in UK and US15 Globalizing Hinduism, Hinduizing India: The Paradoxical Purposes of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad; 16 Negotiating the Shifting Boundaries of Nativeness and Modernity in Immigrant South Asian Women's Clothes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X
Summary: This volume explores the processes of economic migration, the social conditions that follow it and the discourses that underlie research into it. The contributors reflect critically on economic migration and on the process of studying and creating knowledge about it.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Socio-Cultural Attitudes to Migration and the Academic Disposition of Migration Studies; PART I: EUROPE; 2 Open Borders: The Case Against Immigration Controls; 3 Economic Migrant or Hyphenated British? Writing About Difference in London's East End; 4 Outsourcing and Migrational Anxieties in Discourse Perspectives; 5 Economic Satisfaction and Nostalgic Laments: The Language of Bulgarian Economic Migrants After 1989 in Websites and Electronic Fora

6 The Immigrating Russian: The Bulgarian CasePART II: AFRICA; 7 The Transformative Effect of Transfer Originating from Migration on Local Moroccan Socio-Economic Dynamics; 8 'Economic Martyrs': Two Perspectives on 'Lahrig'; 9 The Cultural Consequence of Economic Migration from Nigeria to the West; 10 From Homeland to Hopeland? Economic Globalization and Ogoni Migration in the 1990s; 11 Migrancy and Thabo Mbeki's African Renaissance; PART III: ASIA; 12 Emigration and Sociocultural Change in Iran; 13 Imaginary Migrations in Contemporary Chinese Public Culture

14 Media Representations in India of the Indian Diaspora in UK and US15 Globalizing Hinduism, Hinduizing India: The Paradoxical Purposes of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad; 16 Negotiating the Shifting Boundaries of Nativeness and Modernity in Immigrant South Asian Women's Clothes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X

This volume explores the processes of economic migration, the social conditions that follow it and the discourses that underlie research into it. The contributors reflect critically on economic migration and on the process of studying and creating knowledge about it.

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