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Title Identity and migration in Europe : multidisciplinary perspectives / MariaCaterina La Barbera, editor
Published Cham : Springer, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 270 pages) : illustrations
Series International Perspectives on Migration, 2214-9805
International perspectives on migration.
Contents Foreword; Contents; Contributors; Chapter-1; Identity and Migration: An Introduction; 1.1 Identity Construction and Transformation in Migration Processes; 1.2 Synopsis of the Chapters; 1.3 Conclusions; References; Part I; Identity and Cultural Diversity: Conceptual Entanglements; Toward a New Lexicon and a Conceptual Grammar to Understand the "Multicultural Issue"; Chapter-2; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Contemporary Socio-Cultural Context and the Identitarian Dimension; 2.3 The "Multicultural Issue" Closely Considered; 2.4 Political-Institutional Consequences and Theoretical Perspectives
2.5 Towards a "Polydimensional and Cognitive Multiculturalism"2.6 Conclusion; References; Chapter-3; Negotiation of Identities and Negotiation of Values in Multicultural Societies; References; Part II; Identity and Marginalization: Migrants as the Other; Has Multiculturalism Failed in Europe? Migration Policies, State of Emergency, and Their Impact on Migrants' Identities in Italy; Chapter-4; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Multiethnic Societies; 4.3 The Anomalous Identity of the Stranger: Neither Friend nor Enemy; 4.4 The Erased Identity of the Exiled; 4.5 Italian Migration Policies
4.6 Migration Policies in Italy in the Season of Humanitarian Emergencies: Between Compassion and Reason4.7 The Rights and Duties of Migrants; 4.8 The Debate on the Failure of Multiculturalism in Europe; 4.9 Conclusions; References; Chapter-5; Intersectional Constructions of (Non- )Belonging in a Transnational Context: Biographical Narratives of Muslim Migrant Women in Germany; 5.1 Hegemonic Constructions of Migrant Muslim Women's Identity in the European Context; 5.2 Three Biographical Narratives in Comparison: Life Stories of Moroccan, Turkish, and Kurdish Migrant Women; 5.2.1 Dilara
5.2.2 Asiye5.2.3 Samira; 5.3 Concluding Remarks: Towards the Intersectional-hybrid Notion of Identity and Culture in the Transnational Migration Context; References; Part III; Identity and Rights: How Law Shapes Identity; Chapter-6; The Self and the Other in Post-modern European Societies; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 The Concept of Identity; 6.3 Informal and Formal Identity Building Processes; 6.4 A Draft of the Genealogy of Modern Identity; 6.5 The Dialectics of Self and Other in our Conceptual Structures; 6.6 Human Rights as a Moral Source; 6.7 Aporias of the European Human Rights Norms
6.8 Immigration and Otherness6.9 Conclusions; References; Chapter-7; Processes of Constructing and Deconstructing Gender Identities in Contemporary Migrations; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The Invisible Frontier; 7.3 Manipulated Identities; 7.4 Performative Gender: Socially Negotiated Identities and Strategies of "Feminization"; 7.5 A New Lexicon for Questioning Gender Categories: Cahllenging the Heteronormativity; 7.6 Toward a LGBTIQWA Movement
Summary This book addresses the impact of migration on the formation and transformation of identity and its continuous negotiations. Its ground is the understanding of identity as a complex social phenomenon resulting from constant negotiations between personal conditions, social relationships, and institutional frameworks. Migrations, understood as dynamic processes that do not end when landing in the host country, offer the best conditions to analyze the construction and transformation of social identities in the postcolonial and globalized societies. Searching for novel epistemologies and methodologies, the research questions here addressed are how identity is negotiated in migration processes, and how these negotiations work in contemporary multiethnic Europe. This edited volume brings to the field a novel convergence of theoretical and empirical approaches by gathering together scholars from different countries of Europe and the Mediterranean area, from different disciplines and backgrounds, challenging the traditional discipline division
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 3, 2015)
Subject Europe -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author La Barbera, MariaCaterina, editor
ISBN 3319101277 (electronic bk.)
9783319101279 (electronic bk.)