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The Impact of Temporary Migration on Migrant Communities

Fei Guo

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the impact of temporary migration on migrant communities in cities. It shows that migrant workers in Chinese cities are disadvantaged in terms of employment opportunities and ... More


Migration, migrants and inequality

Rutter Jill and Latorre Maria

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses challenges for poverty and inequality arising from higher levels of immigration. It examines both how migrant communities are faring in terms of labour-market experiences and ... More


Communities of Care

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

in The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using a multidirectional care model, chapter three explores “communities of care” which are a form of reorganizing care horizontally, from migrants to other migrants informed by their transnational ... More


Cuban Communities in Late Nineteenth-Century Mexico

Dalia Antonia Muller

in Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter closely examines the development of Cuban migrant communities in three Mexican cities: Veracruz, Merida, Mexico City and compares them to Cuban communities established in the United ... More


The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin

Marc Simon Rodriguez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834640
eISBN:
9781469603254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877661_rodriguez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Each spring during the 1960s and 1970s, a quarter million farm workers left Texas to travel across the nation, from the Midwest to California, to harvest America's agricultural products. During this ... More


Women and Social Movements in Transborder Communities: Mexico and the United States

Lynn Stephen

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the ways that women from rural transborder migrant and immigrant communities are using bifocal vision to guide their participation in local, regional, and cross-border ... More


Sport Labour Migrant Communities from the Maghreb in the GCC

Mahfoud Amara

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/9780190608873.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Qatar and the UAE in particular are emerging as a new destination for sport labor migration, including from the Maghreb and the Maghrebi community in Europe, which is the focus of this chapter. ... More


Migration in Hungary: historical legacies and differential integration

Ioana Rusu

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter summarises the main migration trends in Hungary ever since the fall of the Berlin Wall. The discussion is based on two main objectives. It examines the most striking characteristics of ... More


Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Samson A. Bezabeh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Although the Horn of Africa was historically one of the earliest destinations for Yemeni migrants, it has been overlooked by scholars, who have otherwise meticulously documented the Yemeni presence ... More


Conclusion

Bridget Anderson

in Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The concluding chapter argues for the importance of a reflexive relation with history that does not solely rely on ancestry and ‘blood’ and for recognising the contingency of the citizen/migrant ... More


The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Ousmane Kane

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

As Senegal prepares to celebrate fifty years of independence from French colonial rule, academic and policy circles are engaged in a vigorous debate about its experience in nation building. An ... More


A Community of Narrative

Ravinder Kaur

in Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683776
eISBN:
9780199081844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683776.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The basis of a Punjabi migrant community, noticeable during the Lajpat Nagar demolitions, lies in the master narrative of Partition uprooting, migration, and resettlement, which dissolves the ... More


Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Filipinos are now the second largest Asian American immigrant group in the United States, with a population larger than Japanese Americans and Korean Americans combined. Surprisingly, there is little ... More


Social innovation and care provision

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

in Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447320104
eISBN:
9781447320128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter introduces and discusses examples of social innovation in response to the growing and pressing need to provide care for different groups. Social innovations in this area are often ... More


Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Lorrin Thomas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the end of the 1920s, just ten years after the Jones Act first made them full-fledged Americans, more than 45,000 native Puerto Ricans had left their homes and entered the United States, ... More


European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe

Fatima El-Tayeb

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670154
eISBN:
9781452947242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670154.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book offers an interrogation into the position of racialized communities in the European Union, arguing that the tension between a growing nonwhite, non-Christian population and insistent ... More


The Transformation of a Conflict in the Diaspora: Sikhs, Muslims and the British State

Christine Moliner

in Identity, Conflict and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190845780
eISBN:
9780190943011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845780.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter assesses the role of the political context bringing a transformation of identity rankings in diasporas. Specifically, it studies the role played over the past 15 years by British state ... More


Theater and the Immigrant Public

Wing Chung Ng

in The Rise of Cantonese Opera

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039119
eISBN:
9780252097096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039119.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter delineates the history of Chinatown theater as a public space for social interaction and community building in migrant societies. With Chinese migrants living under highly circumscribed ... More


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