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  • Transnationalismby Steven Vertovec

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.07

    'Transnationalism' refers to multiple ties and interactions linking people or institutions across the borders of nation-states. This book surveys the broader meanings of transnationalism within the study of globalization before concentrating on migrant transnational practices. Each chapter demonstrates ways in which new and contemporary transnational... more...

  • Anthropology of Migration and Multiculturalismby Steven Vertovec

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.77

    The field of anthropology of migration and multiculturalism is booming. Throughout its hundred-odd year history, studies of migration and diverse or ‘plural’ societies have arguably been both marginal and central to the discipline of Anthropology. However, recent years have witnessed the rapid growth of anthropological studies concerning these topics.... more...

  • The Hindu Diasporaby Steven Vertovec

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.23

    Hinduism outside the Indian subcontinent represents a contrasting and scattered community. From Britain to the Caribbean, diasporic Hindus have substantially reformed their beliefs and practices in accordance with their historical and social circumstances. In this theoretically innovative analysis Steven Vertovec examines: * the historical construction... more...

  • Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studiesby Steven Vertovec

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.92

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping discourses and policies of diversity include race, ethnicity,... more...

  • Diversities Old and Newby Steven Vertovec

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Diversities Old and New provides comparative analyses of new urban patterns that arise under conditions of rapid, migration-driven diversification, including transformations of social categories, social relations and public spaces. Ethnographic findings in neighbourhoods of New York, Singapore and Johannesburg are presented. more...

  • The Multiculturalism Backlashby Steven Vertovec; Susanne Wessendorf

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.46

    In a relatively short time, many European governments have been purposefully dropping the notion ‘multicultural’ or other references to cultural diversity in their policy vocabularies. More and more politicians and public intellectuals have criticized a perceived shift towards ‘too much diversity’. This volume goes beyond the conventional approaches... more...

  • Islam in Europeby Ceri Peach; Steven Vertovec

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 26.39

    The twelve million Muslims living in western and eastern (non-CIS) Europe are confronted with the combined, localised effects of xenophobia, nationalism, an historical stigma attached to Islam and a contemporary fear of the 'global Islamic threat'. In resistance, a variety of Muslim groups throughout Europe have developed a 'politics of religion and... more...

  • Comparing Super-Diversityby Fran Meissner; Steven Vertovec

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.38

    The concept of ‘super-diversity’ has received considerable attention since it was introduced in Ethnic and Racial Studies in 2007, reflecting a broadening interest in finding new ways to talk about contemporary social complexity. This book brings together a collection of essays which empirically and theoretically examine super-diversity and the... more...

  • Culture and Economy in the Indian Diasporaby Bhikhu Parekh; Gurharpal Singh; Steven Vertovec

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.92

    The Indian diaspora is one of the largest and most significant in the world today with between nine and twelve million people of Indian origin living outside South Asia. With successive waves of migration over the last two hundred years to almost every continent, it has assumed increasing self-consciousness and importance. Culture and Economy in... more...

  • Citizenship in European Citiesby Karen Kraal; Steven Vertovec; Rinus Penninx

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.92

    There are relatively few books that provide comparative analysis of European cities in relation to immigrants and political participation. This fresh and insightful volume, from the same team that published Multicultural Policies and Modes of Citizenship in European Cities in 2001, analyzes how the presence of immigrants is perceived in politics,... more...