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Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Cawo M. Abdi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697380
eISBN:
9781452952376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697380.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The focus of this book is the factors—local and global, factual and fictional, political and historical—that shape Somali migration experiences in consequential ways. Comparing Somali settlement in ... More


Conclusion: Muslim African Refugees in Perpetual Passage

Cawo M. Abdi

in Elusive Jannah: The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697380
eISBN:
9781452952376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697380.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The conclusion underscores how instead of only focusing on economic incorporation or taking a celebratory position on transnational lives and identities, the case studies presented in this book call ... More


Chronomobilities: 21st-Century Migration and Lived Time

Shanthi Robertson

in Temporality in Mobile Lives: Contemporary Asia-Australia Migration and Everyday Time

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529211511
eISBN:
9781529211559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211511.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter sets up the book's central concepts and arguments, drawing on existing literature on the turn towards temporal analysis in migration studies over the last decade. It sketches out in ... More


Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Barry Hazley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What role does memory play in migrants’ adaption to the emotional challenges of migration? How are migrant selfhoods remade in relation to changing cultural myths? This book, the first to apply ... More


They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Frans J. Schryer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

For Mexicans on both sides of the border, the migrant experience has changed significantly over the past two decades. This book draws on the experiences of indigenous people from a region in the ... More


Times in Place: Moving, Dwelling, Belonging

Shanthi Robertson

in Temporality in Mobile Lives: Contemporary Asia-Australia Migration and Everyday Time

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529211511
eISBN:
9781529211559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211511.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter connects migrant experiences of temporality to their dwelling within, mobilities across, and attachments to place including nation states, towns, cities and homes. The ethnographic ... More


Roberto

Michael Jackson

in Wherewithal of Life: Ethics, Migration, and the Question of Well-Being

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276703
eISBN:
9780520956810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276703.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Meeting Roberto: citizenship through naturalization; moving in search for a livelihood; danger and ontological security; troubled family relations; illness and adversity; the borderlands; the face of ... More


Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Enda Delaney

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the foundation of the new Irish state in 1921–22 and the early 1970s approximately one-and-a-half million people left independent Ireland, the vast majority travelling to Britain. This book ... More


Urban Space, Technology, and Community

Anindita Ghosh

in Claiming the City: Protest, Crime, and Scandals in Colonial Calcutta, c. 1860-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464791
eISBN:
9780199086931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464791.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

The first chapter lays the foundation of the book by investigating the nature of the relationship between space and material culture in colonial Calcutta. It outlines the changes in spatial layout ... More


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