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Title Migrations : interdisciplinary perspectives / Michi Messer, Renée Schroeder, Ruth Wodak, editors
Published Vienna ; New York : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 358 pages)
Contents Part 1. Interdisciplinary Approaches: Theories and Methodologies -- Constellations and Transitions: Combining Macro and Micro Perspectives on Migration and Citizenship / Rainer Bauböck -- The Role of the Press in the Reproduction of Racism / Teun A. van Dijk -- The Migration Imaginary and the Politics of Personhood / Anne-Marie Fortier -- Multilingualism, Heterogeneity and the Monolingual Policies of the Linguistic Integration of Migrants / Hans-Jürgen Krumm -- Part 2. Peer Relations among Immigrant Adolescents: Methodological Challenges and Key Findings -- Peer Relations Among Immigrant Adolescents: Methodological Challenges and Key Findings / Dagmar Strohmeier and Christiane Spiel -- Methodological Challenges in an Immigrant Study in Norway / Hildegunn Fandrem -- Bullying and Victimization in Ethnically Diverse Schools / Elisabeth Stefanek, Dagmar Strohmeier, Rens van de Schoot and Christiane Spiel
Aggressive Behaviour in Native, First- and Second-Generation Immigrant Youth: Testing Inequality Constrained Hypotheses / Rens Van de Schoot and Dagmar Strohmeier -- Friendship Homophily Among Children and Youth in Multicultural Classes / Dagmar Strohmeier -- Part 3. Migration, Identity and Belonging -- Migration, Identity, and Belonging: Anthropological Perspectives on a Multidisciplinary Field of Research / Jelena Tošić -- Transnational Belonging, Non-ethnic Forms of Identification and Diverse Mobilities: Rethinking Migrant Integration? / Janine Dahinden -- It's Like Belonging to a Place That Has Never Been Yours. Deportees Negotiating Involuntary Immobility and Conditions of Return in Cape Verde / Heike Drotbohm -- Violence, Memory, and Vietnamese-Irish Identity / Mark Maguire
Part 4. Ego Documents Entered Migration History -- Ego Documents Entered Migration History / Edith Saurer and Annemarie Steidl -- Wrapped-Up Memory: Things and Their Order in the Estate of Martha Teichmann (Saxony/New York, 1888-1977) / Edith Saurer and Li Gerhalter -- My Dearest Love ... Love, Longing, and Desire in International Migration / Sonia Cancian -- A Worker Writes His Life: Narrative Strategies of an Austro-Hungarian Migrant to the United States / Wladimir Fischer -- Part 5. Debating Migrations -- The Discursive Construction of "Migrants and Migration" / Walter Pohl and Ruth Wodak -- Migration in Archaeology: An Overview with a Focus on Ancient Egypt / Bettina Bader -- The Ambivalence of Migration in Early Modern Thought: Comments on an Intellectual History of Human Mobility / Stefan Donecker -- Migrations and Conquest: Easy Pictures for Complicated Backgrounds in Ancient and Medieval Structures / Roland Steinacher -- Immigrants and Parasites: The History of a Bio-social Metaphor / Andreas Musolff
Part 6. Diffusion and Spread in the Natural Sciences and Beyond -- Fundamentals of Diffusion and Spread in the Natural Sciences and Beyond / Gero Vogl -- The Spread of Ragweed as a Diffusion Process / Michael Leitner, Stefan Dullinger, Franz Essl and Gero Vogl -- Part 7. Media Representations of Migrants and Migration -- Media and Migration: Exploring the Field / Brigitta Busch and Michał Krzyżanowski -- Dynamics of Representation in Discourse: Immigrants in the British Press / Majid KhosraviNik, Michał Krzyżanowski and Ruth Wodak -- Humanitarian Discourse Legitimating Migration Control: FRONTEX Public Communication / Karina Horsti -- Part 8. Migration and the Genes -- Migration and the Genes / Renée Schroeder -- Modern Human Migrations: The First 200,000 Years / Floyd A. Reed -- Migration and the Origin of Species / Claus Rueffler
Summary Annotation This volume covers the most important contributions to and discussions at the international symposium Migrations: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (1-3, July, University of Vienna), organised by Renée Schroeder and Ruth Wodak which was dedicated to the multiple interdisciplinary dimensions of migrations, both from the viewpoints of the Social Sciences and Humanities as well as from the manifold perspectives of the Natural Sciences. The book is organized along the following dimensions:Urban Development and MigrationPeer Relations in Immigrant Adolescents: Methodological Challenges and Key FindingsMigration, Identity, and BelongingMigration in/and Ego DocumentsDebating Migration Fundamentals of Diffusion and Spread in the Natural Sciences and beyondMedia Representations of Migrants and Migration Migration and the Genes
Analysis Social sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Emigration and immigration.
Interdisciplinary research.
Form Electronic book
Author Messer, Michi.
Schroeder, Renée, 1953-
Wodak, Ruth, 1950-
ISBN 3709109493
3709109507 (electronic bk.)
9783709109502 (electronic bk.)