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New Diasporas: The Mass Exodus, Dispersal and Regrouping of Migrant Communities

By: N V Hear

298 pages, Tabs

University College London Press

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #117049 | ISBN: 1857288386
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This introductory and comparative study will develop the theoretical concept of a diaspora and investigate the formation and reformation of diasporic groups in relation to issues of socio-economic development, human rights and the nation state. This book is intended for postgraduate and undergraduate students studying ethnicity, migration, political science, international relations, population geography and history. It should be of interest to aid and development agencies.


Explaining migration crises; diasporas in the making - force, choice and agency; migration crises in Africa and the Middle East; migration crises in Asia, Europe, Central America and the Caribbean; the character of migration crises; consequences of migration crises; diasporas made and diasporas un-made; migrants and hosts, transnationals and stayers.

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