Worlds on the Move Globalisation, Migration and Cultural Security

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-05-28
  • Publisher: I. B. Tauris

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Diasporas have become a visible phenomenon of the modern world. In airports, shopping centers, city parks are found recent immigrants from many different countries. The impact of these "worlds on the move" on globalization, migration, and identity negotiations is the subject matter of this book written by a distinguished group of scholars from around the world.

Author Biography

Majid Tehranian is Professor of International Communications at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Founding Director of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research.

Jonathan Friedman is directuer d'etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Lund.

Shalini Randeria teaches Social Anthropolgy at the University of Berlin.

Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Preface xi
Introduction xiii
Part One: Global System, Migration, and Cultural Security
1. Cultural Security and Global Governance: International Migration and Negotiations of Identity
Majid Tehranian
2. Emergent Spaces, New Places, and Old Faces: Proliferating Identities in a Globalizing World
James N. Rosenau
3. Globalization, Transnationalization, and Migration: Ideologies and Realities of Global Transformation
Jonathan Friedman
Part Two: Migration and Negotiations of Identity: Local and Transnational Strategies
4. Cosmopolitans are Cosmopolitans: On the Relevance of Local Identification in Globalizing Society
Werner Schiffauer
5. "Dwelling in Displacement": On Diasporization and the Production of National Subjects
Helmuth Berking
6. Migration, Identity Negotiation, and Self-Experience
Katherine Pratt Ewing
7. It Is Not Where You Are From, It Is Where You Are At: Place-Based Alternatives to Diaspora Discourses
Arif Dirlik
8. Cosmopolitan Options
Peter van der Veer
9. Parting from Phantoms: What Is at Issue in the Development of Transnational Television from Turkey
Kevin Robins and Asu Aksoy
Part Three: Citizenship and Belonging: Political and Legal Regimes
10. Migration, Belonging, and the Shrinking Inclusive Capacity of the Nation-State
Michael Bommes
11. Beyond Sovereignty: De-Facto Transnationalism in Immigration Policy
Saskia Sassen
12. Conflict and Transformation: New Forms of Nation-State Building in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan
Tschanguiz Pahlavan
13. "Citizenship Light": Transnational Ties, Multiple Rules of Membership, and the "Pink Card"
Ayse S. Caglar
14. Transnational Third Worlds
Boaventura de Sousa Santos
15. Mediating World Order: The Human Quest for Cultural Identity versus the Discipline of Global Capital
Richard Falk
References 333(32)
Index 365

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