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Includes bibliographical references p. Situating the Anthropological Perspective: An Anthropological Perspective-- 2. Return Migration, Transmigrants, and Transnationalism-- 3. A Portuguese Ideology of Return Migration-- 4.
Cities, Immigrant Communities, and Ethnic Identity-- 5. Is the Ethnic Community Inevitable?: Gender and Migration-- 7. Emigration and Household Structure in a Portuguese Parish, 8.
Women are Migrants, Too: A Portugese Perspective-- 9. Toward a Comparative Understanding of Migration-- References. It has been estimated that million people are living outside of their country of birth or citizenship: Brettell analyzes macro and micro approaches to migration theory, using her extensive fieldwork in Portugal as well as research in Germany, Brazil, France, the USA and Canada.
Key issues she discusses include: Brettell also explores the relevance of life histories and oral narratives in understanding the immigration process and the mediation of boundaries in a new society.
Her book provides a fresh perspective on the contemporary experience of migration and is indispensable to instructors and researchers in anthropology, race and ethnic studies, immigration studies, urban studies, sociology, and international relations.
She analyzes macro and micro approaches to migration theory, utilizing her extensive fieldwork in Portugal and many other countries.
This book will be indispensable to instructors and researchers in anthropology, race and ethnic studies, immigration studies, urban studies, sociology, and international relations.
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Nielsen Book Data Subjects.Sep 03, · Brettell's new book provides new insight into the processes of migration and transnationalism from an anthropological perspective. It has been estimated at the turn of the millennium that million people are living outside of their country of birth or citizenship/5(5).
A nation is a stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity, or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.A nation is distinct from a people, and is more abstract, and more overtly political, than an ethnic group.
It is a cultural-political community that has become conscious of its autonomy, unity, and particular interests. The Study of Food. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, anthropologists studied the food systems of technically simpler societies, and learned how self-contained economic systems functioned – for example, Malinowski’s work on the Trobriand Islanders.
Human migration is the movement by people from one place to another with the intentions of settling, permanently or temporarily in a new location.
The movement is often over long distances and from one country to another, but internal migration is also possible; indeed, this is the dominant form globally.
People may migrate as individuals, in family units or in large groups. Goldsmiths, University of London is in South East London. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as teacher training (PGCE), Study Abroad and short courses.
HIS Modern European History, 18th c. to the Present. An introduction to the revolutionary events in politics and the economy, principally the industrialization of society, and the national, class, ethnic, and gender conflicts that dominated the period, including their cultural and ideological aspects.