By Steven Vertovec
The box of anthropology of migration and multiculturalism is booming. all through its hundred-odd yr heritage, stories of migration and various or ‘plural’ societies have arguably been either marginal and principal to the self-discipline of Anthropology. despite the fact that, contemporary years have witnessed the swift development of anthropological experiences referring to those issues. This has really been the case because the Seventies, while anthropologists constructed a willing curiosity within the topic of ethnicity, particularly in post-migration groups. because the Nineteen Nineties, migrant transnationalism has turn into the most trendy themes. there's nonetheless a lot to do in study and concept surrounding this box, now not least in regards to modern public debates round multiculturalism, immigration and ‘integration’ policy.
This booklet offers essays pointing towards a couple of attainable new instructions – either theoretical and methodological – for anthropological inquiry into migration and multiculturalism, together with cutting edge methods of analyzing range discourses, city stipulations, social complexities, scales of research, transnational marriages, entangled politics and interwoven cultures.
This publication was once released as a unique factor of the Ethnic and Racial Studies.
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Anthropology of Migration and Multiculturalism: New Directions (Ethnic and Racial Studies) by Steven Vertovec