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Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Kavita Datta

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This original and topical book tells the untold stories of migrants' experiences of, and responses to, financial exclusion in London. Breaking important new ground, it offers an insight into ... More


Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Miroslava Chávez-García

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing upon a personal collection of more than 300 letters exchanged between her parents and other family members across the U.S.-Mexico border, Miroslava Chávez-García recreates and gives meaning ... More


The Extended Massacre of Migrants: Exposure-Related Deaths in the Arizona Sonoran Desert

Cate E. Bird

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter examines the large scale death of migrants in southern Arizona and the reasons why this should be viewed as an extended massacre. This mass violence against migrants is perpetrated by ... More


Minority and majority community integration in Northern Ireland: a matrix of tolerance

Ruth McAreavey

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on empirical research conducted in Northern Ireland, this chapter examines the way in which tolerance is displayed between minority and majority social groups. Following recent patterns of ... More


The Political Impact of Migrants in Mexico: The Qualitative Evidence

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 4 presents the field work carried out in Mexico in the summer of 2007 in the states of Zacatecas, Puebla, and Jalisco. It first describes how the author outlined those particular sites in the ... More


Mexicans, Canadians, and the Reconfiguration of Continental Migrations, 1915–1965

Bruno Ramirez

in Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060736
eISBN:
9780813050898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060736.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

By adopting a comparative approach and a supra-national perspective, this chapter analyses the reconfiguration of migrations that occurred on a continental scale between the First World War and the ... More


Introduction

Zahra Babar

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Over the past fifty years, the primary marker differentiating the developmental conditions amongst Middle Eastern states has been the natural endowment, or lack thereof, of petroleum resources. The ... More


Algonquian Diasporas: Indigenous Bondages, Fugitive Geographies, and the Edges of Atlantic Memories

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines how King Philip’s War gave rise to a significant but often ignored or misperceived history of bondage, enslavement, and diaspora that took Native Americans far from their ... More


The influx of God and migrants

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

in Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139316
eISBN:
9789888180189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139316.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter principally discusses the influence of religion in Malaysia and Singapore. The two Singaporeans made a religious journey with a view to meeting God all across Malaysia. During their ... More


Housing pathways and policy

Brian Portley

in Immigration and housing in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095931
eISBN:
9781781708514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095931.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the background to and objectives of this book and its location within a body of well-developed social sciences literature. Of particular importance to the Irish case, is the ... More


The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1986: The ‘Politics of Place-making’ and Suspect Citizenship

Anupama Roy

in Mapping Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066743
eISBN:
9780199080069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066743.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the politics of place-making, the marking out of ethno-spaces, and the setting in motion of a process whereby citizenship's association with descent is affirmed. Since the ... More


British Caribbean Migration and the Racialization of Latin American Nationalisms

Nicola Foote

in Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between immigration and national identity in Latin America by analyzing the experiences of black migrants from the British Caribbean. The chapter outlines the ... More


Immigration Wave: Soviet Jew Exodus

Assaf Razin

in Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The disunion of the Soviet Union and the destruction of communism in the USSR 1987-1991 triggered the recent emigration wave of Soviet Jews to various parts of the world, primarily to Israel. The ... More


Introduction

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introduction begins by noting that migrants are effecting political change in their country of origin and then sets the book’s agenda, which aims to document the circumstances under which a ... More


The Theoretical and Methodological Framework

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 lays out a theory of migrant influence. It does so by borrowing heavily on the theories of social remittances and economic remittances as well as social networks. It shows how and why ... More


The Political Impact of Migrants in Colombia: The Quantitative Evidence

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 5 uses the theory laid in chapter 2 to test the Colombian case. It begins by documenting the particular nature of Colombian migration, specifically how it differs from both Mexican and ... More


The Political Impact of Migrants in Ecuador: The Quantitative Evidence

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 uses the theory developed in chapter 2 to test the Ecuadorian case. It begins by detailing Ecuadorian migration and how it contrasts with Mexican and Colombian migration, particularly the ... More


The Political Impact of Migrants in Colombia and Ecuador: The Qualitative Evidence

Luis F. Jiménez

in Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 7 presents fieldwork carried out in Colombia and Ecuador in the summer of 2012. It mostly presents data derived from the interviews conducted with mayors and local authorities in the ... More


Straight Migrants Queering European Man

Nacira Guénif

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses France’s reluctance to accept encounters with morphing identities that confound a binary logic. Sexualizing religion, “religionizing” sexuality, gendering and racializing ... More


Afterword: Migrations

Joshua Davies

in Visions and ruins: Cultural memory and the untimely Middle Ages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125934
eISBN:
9781526136220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125934.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Afterword is framed by a reading of Caroline Bergvall’s text and performance Drift (2013) and explores ideas of migration across time and space. Using Thomas Nail’s recent work on the figure of ... More


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