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Global Diasporas by Robin Cohen
Book DescriptionIn a perceptive and arresting analysis, Robin Cohen introduces his distinctive approach to the study of the world's diasporas. This book investigates the changing meanings of the concept and the contemporary diasporic condition, including case studies of Jewish, Armenian, African, Chinese, British, Indian, Lebanese and Caribbean people. The first edition of this book had a major impact on diaspora studies and was the foundational text in an emerging research and teaching field. This second edition extends and clarifies Robin Cohen's argument, addresses some critiques and outlines new perspectives for the study of diasporas. It has also been made more student-friendly with illustrations, guided readings and suggested essay questions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415435512
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Global Sociology, Paperback (November 2012)
From religion to recession and social media to corporate power, this third edition continues to be the authority on global issues in contemporary society. Combining updated discussion of global challenges with clear writing and an emphasis on critical thinking, Global Sociology will inspire today's students of global society across disciplines.
Cambridge Survey of World Migration, Paperback (May 2010)
Leading scholars consider issues such as migration patterns, the flights of refugees and illegal migration.
Creolization Reader, Hardback (September 2009)» View all books by Robin Cohen
Intends to illuminate old creole societies and emerging cultures and identities in many parts of the world. This book covers areas that include Latin America, the South Atlantic/Indian oceans, the Caribbean, West and East Africa, the Pacific and the US. It provides a reader-friendly and informative overview of creolization.
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Author Biography - Robin Cohen
Robin Cohen is Professorial Fellow at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford. He taught for many years at Warwick and has also held appointments at the Universities of Ibadan, the West Indies and Cape Town. His other books include The New Helots (2003), The Cambridge Survey of World Migration (edited, 1995), Frontiers of Identity (1994), Migration and its Enemies (2006) and Global Sociology, with Paul Kennedy (rev. 2007).
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