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Cross-Cultural Comparison and the Writing of Migration History: Some Thoughts on How to Study Italians in the New World

Samuel L. Baily

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter summarizes the logic of comparative studies, and the work on Italian immigration to Buenos Aires and New York City from 1870 to 1914, and proposes what may be a coming agenda for ... More


Ethnic Minorities in Ten Western Countries: Migration Flows, Policies and Institutional Differences

Laurence Lessard-Phillips, Fenella Fleischmann, and Erika Van Elsas

in Unequal Attainments: Ethnic educational inequalities in ten Western countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265741
eISBN:
9780191771934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265741.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides background information about the ten Western countries under study, starting with a description of the size of the second-generation groups in the ten countries and the major ... More


The migration mystery

Eric Richards

in The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Historians have resorted to a language of mystery and metaphor when they come to grapple with the great structural changes which underpin the array of contributory causes of migration. The British ... More


Immigration in North Carolina’s Past: Learning from History

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646411
eISBN:
9781469646435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646411.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 recalls North Carolina’s four-hundred-year history of migration to the state. Immigrant populations from Europe and Africa provide a background for later Latin American immigration to North ... More


Fighters and Footballers

Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the history of football in London and the participation of migrants and ethnic minorities within it. It explains that migrant participation in football acts as a key symbol of ... More


Motives to Move: Reconstructing Individual Migration Histories in Early Eighteenth-Century Liverpool

Diana E. Ascott and Fiona Lewis

in Migration, Mobility and Modernization

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578.005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter, which studies the migration histories of those who settled in eighteenth-century Liverpool, examines the mobility of individuals moving in and out of Liverpool and the influences and ... More


Silent Footfalls: Peopling the Chars

James C. Scott

in Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter focuses on the migration history of the chars and shows that people arrived on chars from different areas at different times. Both groups of migrants—Biharis and Bangladeshis—who live on ... More


Introduction: Real Italians, New Immigrants

Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory essay documents the data of Italian migration to the United States from 1945 to the present and offers organizational categories through which to better conceptualize these seventy ... More


Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Nahid A Kabir

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Britain's highly politicised social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity through social constructs — ... More


After Remittances

Karsten Paerregaard

in Return to Sender: The Moral Economy of Peru's Migrant Remittances

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284739
eISBN:
9780520960459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284739.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Peruvian migration model demonstrates the present-day migration in which migrants are seen as vital and integral resources for sustaining economic growth in their home countries, and of whose ... More


Migration, Precarious Work, and Rights: Historical and Current Perspectives

Stephen Castles

in Migration, Precarity, and Global Governance: Challenges and Opportunities for Labour

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198728863
eISBN:
9780191795824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728863.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The development of the capitalist world market has always been linked to social inequality, differentiation of workers, and the use of migration to create various forms of ‘unfree labour’: slavery, ... More


Getting Acquainted with the Tangsa

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

in Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 3 focuses on the Tangsa, and discusses their linguistic and ethnic classification into sub-groups such as the Pangwa, their relation to the Naga and the Singpho, as well as some of their ... More


Introduction

Kenyon Zimmer

in Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter discusses the history of anarchism from the perspective of migration history. Utilizing sources in half a dozen languages and from archives on both sides of the Atlantic, it ... More


Imperial continuities: Irish doctors and the British armed forces, 1922–45

Steven O’Connor

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many Irish doctors led successful careers in the British Empire’s military medical services. Surprisingly, Irish medical connections with the British ... More


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