Anthropology of Migration and Multiculturalism: New by Steven Vertovec

By Steven Vertovec

The box of anthropology of migration and multiculturalism is booming. all through its hundred-odd yr background, stories of migration and numerous or ‘plural’ societies have arguably been either marginal and significant to the self-discipline of Anthropology. besides the fact that, fresh years have witnessed the fast progress of anthropological experiences touching on those subject matters. This has fairly been the case because the Seventies, while anthropologists constructed a prepared curiosity within the topic of ethnicity, in particular in post-migration groups. because the Nineteen Nineties, migrant transnationalism has develop into essentially the most stylish issues. there's nonetheless a lot to do in examine and conception surrounding this box, now not least in regards to modern public debates round multiculturalism, immigration and ‘integration’ policy.

This e-book provides essays pointing towards a few attainable new instructions – either theoretical and methodological – for anthropological inquiry into migration and multiculturalism, together with cutting edge methods of reading variety discourses, city stipulations, social complexities, scales of research, transnational marriages, entangled politics and interwoven cultures.

This booklet used to be released as a distinct factor of the Ethnic and Racial Studies.

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