Global Diasporas: An Introduction (Second Edition)

Robin Cohen

Verlag: Routledge/Manohar Publisher & Distributors, 2010
ISBN 10: 041543551X / ISBN 13: 9780415435512
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In a perceptive and arresting analysis, Robin Cohen introduces his distinctive approach to the study of the world?s diasporas. This book investigates the changing meanings of the concept and the contemporary diasporic condition, including case studies of Jewish, Armenian, African, Chinese, British, Indian, Lebanese and Caribbean people. The first edition of this book had a major impact on diaspora studies and was the foundational text in an emerging research and teaching field. This second edition extends and clarifies Robin Cohen?s argument, addresses some critiques and outlines new perspectives for the study of diasporas. It has also been made more student-friendly with illustrations, guided readings and suggested essay questions. Preface to the Second Edition 1. Four Phases of Diaspora Studies 2. Classical Notions of Diaspora: Transcending the Jewish Tradition 3. Victim Diasporas: Africans and Armenians 4. Labour and Imperial Diasporas: Indentured Indians and the British 5. Trade and Business Diasporas: Chinese and Lebanese 6. Diasporas and their Homelands: Zionists and Sikhs 7. Deterritorialized Diasporas: The Black Atlantic and the Lure of Bombay 8. Mobilizing Diasporas in a Global Age 9. Studying Diasporas: Old Methods and New Topics Printed Pages: 240. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 56314

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In a perceptive and arresting analysis, Robin Cohen introduces his distinctive approach to the study of the world’s diasporas. This book investigates the changing meanings of the concept and the contemporary diasporic condition, including case studies of Jewish, Armenian, African, Chinese, British, Indian, Lebanese and Caribbean people.

The first edition of this book had a major impact on diaspora studies and was the foundational text in an emerging research and teaching field. This second edition extends and clarifies Robin Cohen’s argument, addresses some critiques and outlines new perspectives for the study of diasporas. It has also been made more student-friendly with illustrations, guided readings and suggested essay questions.

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Robin Cohen is Professorial Fellow at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford. He taught for many years at Warwick and has also held appointments at the Universities of Ibadan, the West Indies and Cape Town. His other books include The New Helots (2003), The Cambridge Survey of World Migration (edited, 1995), Frontiers of Identity (1994), Migration and its Enemies (2006) and Global Sociology, with Paul Kennedy (rev. 2007).

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Titel: Global Diasporas: An Introduction (Second ...
Verlag: Routledge/Manohar Publisher & Distributors
Erscheinungsdatum: 2010
Einband: Softcover
Zustand: New
Auflage: 2nd edition.

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Buchbeschreibung Routledge, 2008. Buchzustand: Akzeptabel. 2 Revised edition.. 240 Seiten Erscheinungsjahr:2008. Helle Seiten mit Anstreichungen und Notizen, Kanten leicht bestoßen. Einband berieben. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 381 Taschenbuch, Größe: 23 x 15.4 x 1.8 cm. Artikel-Nr. 660320620

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