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“Because I’m Neither Gringa nor Latina”: Conceptualizing Multiple Identities Within Transnational Social Fields

Débora Upegui-Hernández

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how Colombian and Dominican children of immigrants living in New York City negotiate multiple identities, selves, cultures, and histories within transnational social fields. ... More


“Trying to Have an Identity without a Place in the World”

Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

in Unsettled Belonging: Educating Palestinian American Youth after 9/11

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226289328
eISBN:
9780226289632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289632.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Young people’s sense of being Palestinian and belonging to a national community was produced through everyday practices that unfolded across transnational social fields, constituting an informal ... More


The Spread of Humanitarian Culture Across Borders

Shai M. Dromi

in Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226680101
eISBN:
9780226680385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680385.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The international Red Cross movement emerged at a period of rising nationalism in politics and culture, and yet the movement spread across borders with considerable ease. This chapter examines how ... More


Batteries, Crosses, Solar Panels, and Global Sisterhood

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although there is ongoing popular and academic interest in the ways globalization shapes contemporary social life, scholars know little about transnational organizations or how they influence ... More


Codes of Class

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 6 focuses on the connections between IT and the middle class, exploring processes of class consolidation and reshuffling that have been set in motion by the advent of the software outsourcing ... More


The Macrofoundations: Socio-spatial Positionality of Diaspora Entrepreneurs in Transnational Social Fields

Maria Koinova

in Diaspora Entrepreneurs and Contested States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198848622
eISBN:
9780191883064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848622.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 2 is the first theoretical chapter developing the contours of the theory of socio-spatial positionality and how it applies to the four types of diaspora entrepreneurs—Broker, Local, Distant, ... More


Albanian Transnational Social Field and Diaspora Entrepreneurs

Maria Koinova

in Diaspora Entrepreneurs and Contested States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198848622
eISBN:
9780191883064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848622.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter and the following Chapter 5 are interconnected as they both discuss Albanian diaspora mobilizations. This chapter lays out political dynamics in the Albanian transnational social field ... More


Diaspora Entrepreneurs and Contested States

Maria Koinova

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198848622
eISBN:
9780191883064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848622.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Why do conflict-generated diasporas mobilize in contentious and non-contentious ways or use mixed strategies of contention? Why do they channel their homeland-oriented goals through host-states, ... More


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