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Exit Followed by Voice: Mexico's Migrant Civil Society 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter asks where migrants fit into the debate over how rural citizens can encourage public accountability, drawing on Hirschman's framework of ‘exit, voice, and loyalty’. Though migrants chose ... More


Public Culture in Arab Detroit: Creating Arab/American Identities in a Transnational Domain

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that even relatively mobile transnational communities must still contend with a powerful imperative to reterritorialize, or to become rooted in a place and in national ... More


Highly Skilled Lebanese Transnational Migrants: A Kuwait Perspective

Garret Maher

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/9780190608873.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides new information relating to aspects of transnational migration among high-skilled Lebanese migrants from a dual country perspective; that of the sending country, Lebanon, and of ... More


Slaves without Shackles: An Archaeology of Everyday Life on Gorée Island, Senegal

Ibrahima Thiaw

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines how slavery was imprinted on material culture and settlement at Gorée Island. It evaluates the changing patterns of settlement, access to materials, and emerging novel tastes to ... More


Introduction: Some Reasons for This Book

Laurie L. Patton

in Who Owns Religion?: Scholars and Their Publics in the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226649344
eISBN:
9780226676036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676036.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is about the cultural work of the study of religion through a discussion of controversies of the late 1980s and 1990s. It investigates the encounters where the classically liberal ... More


The Power of Community: Beyond Homeland and Host Society

Dalia Abdelhady

in The Lebanese Diaspora: The Arab Immigrant Experience in Montreal, New York, and Paris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707333
eISBN:
9780814705452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707333.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses community networks and attachments, specifically diasporic ones, and illustrates how they shape and reshape their homeland, host societies, and the larger diaspora through ... More


The Effects of Diasporas’ Nature, Types, and Goals on Hostland Foreign Policies

Gabriel Sheffer

in Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter defines ethno-national-religious diasporas, particularly in contrast to transnational communities. While the identities, goals, and international activities of transnational communities ... More


Globalisation and transnational communities: implications for family life in old age

Pat Chambers, Graham Allan, Chris Phillipson, and Mo Ray

in Family practices in later life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420534
eISBN:
9781447302346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the vital development, associated with globalisation, of transnational families. It argues that the phenomenon of globalisation raises important new issues for understanding ... More


Layers of Audience Communities

Chua Beng Huat

in Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the national and cultural boundary-crossing of East Asian Pop Culture becoming part of the regular diet of regional media consumers, national and transnational communities of audience/consumers ... More


Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Kathleen M. Lopez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607122
eISBN:
9781469607986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607146_Lpez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the mid-nineteenth century, Cuba's infamous “coolie” trade brought well over 100,000 Chinese indentured laborers to its shores. Though subjected to abominable conditions, they were followed during ... More


The slippery concept of ‘community’, both locally and transnationally

Marjorie Mayo

in Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter starts by summarising previous definitions and approaches to the contested concept of ‘community’, typically defined in terms of ‘communities of place’, ‘communities of identity’ and ... More


The Ismaili Conciliation and Arbitration Boards in India: A Model of Community Justice?

Arif A. Jamal

in Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092063
eISBN:
9780199082872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092063.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter describes and analyzes the Ismaili Conciliation and Arbitration Boards (CABs) in India as a variety of community justice. The chapter describes the history, evolution, and structure of ... More


The Social Imaginary and Kin Recruitment: Mexican Women Reshaping Domestic Work

Maria De La Luz Ibarra

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter interrogates some of the ways in which domestic workers' imagination and gendered “transnational” practices “from below” shape domestic labor. It focuses on the edited life histories of ... More


Explaining migration and displacement

Marjorie Mayo

in Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores different definitions and theoretical approaches to the study of migration and displacement. This includes discussion of official definitions of who counts as a ‘refugee’. ... More


Contesting the Myth of Uncaring: Latina/o Parents Advocating for Their Children

Carolyn Colvin, Jay Arduser, and Elizabeth Willmore

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores and challenge the perception that immigrant parents demonstrate a kind of caring and advocacy that differs from dominant majority parents. It situates the case of one Salvadoran ... More


Velvet Jihad: Muslim Women's Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism

Faegheh Shirazi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033549
eISBN:
9780813039589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033549.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

There are numerous conflicts ensuing in the Middle East, but not all are being fought with rockets and rifles. While the Internet has proven invaluable to those who wish to uphold a patriarchal ... More


Panama (1911–1918)

James Davis

in Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157841
eISBN:
9780231538619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157841.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses the Panama of Walrond's youth—a place he had identified with more closely than any other. Panama has been one of the hemisphere's most volatile sites of political positioning ... More


Introduction: Global Media Games in the New Europe

in Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this Introduction, the author expresses her views on the postcommunist experiences of sub- and transnational communities with global media exposure and also mentions the unrevealed truth that ... More


Digitalizing the Wantok System in West Papua

James Stiefvater

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0040
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes place in the grounds of West Papuan refugee camps in Papua New Guinea and online in their transnational virtual communities. It asserts that digital technology, especially social ... More


Madama Butterfly Revised

Michele Monserrati

in Searching for Japan: 20th Century Italy's Fascination with Japanese Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621075
eISBN:
9781800341197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621075.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 4 introduces a view of the journey in Japan from a female perspective. The few examples of Italian women writers in Japan are concentrated in the second half of the 20th century, in ... More


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