Diaspora as Cultures of Cooperation
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This book examines the dynamic processes by which communities establish distinct notions of 'home' and 'belonging'. Focusing on the agency of diasporic groups, rather than (forced or voluntary) dispersion and a continued longing for the country of origin, it analyses how a diaspora presence impacts relations between 'home' and host countries. Its central concern is the specific role that diasporas play in global cooperation, including cases without a successful outcome. Bridging the divide between diaspora studies and international relations, it will appeal to sociologists, scholars of migration, anthropologists and policy-makers.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book examines the dynamic processes by which communities establish distinct notions of 'home' and 'belonging'. Focusing on the agency of diasporic groups, rather than (forced or voluntary) dispersion and a continued longing for the country of origin, it analyses how a diaspora presence impacts relations between 'home' and host countries. Its central concern is the specific role that diasporas play in global cooperation, including cases without a successful outcome. Bridging the divide between diaspora studies and international relations, it will appeal to sociologists, scholars of migration, anthropologists and policy-makers.
  • Produktdetails
  • Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin; Springer International Publishing
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-319-32891-1
  • 1st ed. 2017
  • Erscheinungstermin: 24. Februar 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 220mm x 159mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 553g
  • ISBN-13: 9783319328911
  • ISBN-10: 3319328913
  • Artikelnr.: 44711000
Autorenporträt
David Carment is Professor of International Affairs at Carleton University, Canada, and Fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs institute.
Ariane Sadjed is Lecturer in the Department of European Ethnology at the University of Vienna, Austria.
Inhaltsangabe
Preface: Identity and Political Mobilisation of Diasporas: A Gendered Perspective; Nadje Al-Ali.- Introduction: Coming to Terms with Diaspora Cooperation; David Carment and Ariane Sadjed.- Part I. Negotiating Identities: Accommodating Home and Host-State Policies.- Chapter 1. Contested Diaspora: Negotiating Jewish Identity in Germany; Karen Koerber.- Chapter 2. The 'Sweet Spot' between Submission and Subversion: Diaspora, Education and the Cosmopolitan Project; Reza Gholami.- Chapter 3. The Influence of Islamophobia on Ethnic and Religious Identification Among the Iranian Diaspora: Iranian Jews and Baha'is in Germany; Ariane Sadjed.- Part II. The (Im-) Possibilities of Cooperation in Constructing Home and Belonging.- Chapter 4. The Homing of the Diaspora: Ancestral Households and the Politics of Domestic Centering in Rural Gambia, West Africa; Paolo Gaibazzi.- Chapter 5. Conflict and Cooperation in Diaspora Mobilisation for Genocide Recognition; Maria Koinova.- Chapter 6. Political Narratives of Victimisation Among Ukrainian-Canadian Diaspora; Milana Nikolko.- Part III. Diaspora Activism and Cooperation in Comparative Perspective.- Chapter 7. Forced Displacement and Diaspora Cooperation among Cypriot Maronites and Bosnian Serbs; Neophytos Loizides, Djordje Stefanovic and Danae Elston-Alphas.- Chapter 8. The Influence of Diaspora Politics on Conflict and Peace: Transnational Activism of Stateless Kurds; Latif Tas.- Chapter 9. The Transnational Political Effects of Diasporic Citizenship in Countries of Destination: Overseas Citizenship of India and Political Participation in the United States; Daniel Naujoks.- Chapter 10. Diasporas and Fragile States Beyond Remittances: Assessing the Theoretical Linkages; David Carment and Rachael Calleja.- Conclusion: Diaspora as Cultures of Cooperation; Ariane Sadjed and David Carment.