Diaspora and Transnationalism: Concepts, Theories and Methods

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Diaspora and transnationalism are widely used concepts in academic as well as political discourses. Although originally referring to quite different phenomena, they increasingly overlap today. Such inflation of meanings goes hand in hand with a danger of essentialising collective identities. This book therefore analyses diaspora and transnationalism as research perspectives rather than as characteristics of particular social groups. The contributions focus on conceptual uses, theoretical challenges and methodological ...

Diaspora and Transnationalism: Concepts, Theories and Methods 2010, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789089642387

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