Tweets from the Campaign Trail

Author: Alex Frame
Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
ISBN: 3631670095
Release Date: 2016-12
Genre: Art

Twitter was extensively used during the 2014 European Parliamentary elections. This volume analyses campaign-related microblogging activity in six countries, providing insights into communication styles and strategies observed in different languages and outlining methodological solutions for collecting and analysing political tweets.

Roma Gypsies Travellers

Author: Jean-Pierre Liégeois
Publisher: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9287123497
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Social Science

This book provides an understanding of Gypsies and Travellers by introducing the reader to the richness of their culture and lifestyle.

Feminism and Migration

Author: Glenda Tibe Bonifacio
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400728318
Release Date: 2012-02-06
Genre: Social Science

Feminism and Migration: Cross-Cultural Engagements is a rich, original, and diverse collection on the intersections of feminism and migration in western and non-western contexts. This book explores the question: does migration empower women? Through wide-ranging topics on theorizing feminism in migration, contesting identities and agency, resistance and social justice, and religion for change, well-known and emerging scholars provide in-depth analysis of how social, cultural, political, and economic forces shape new modalities and perspectives among women upon migration. It highlights the centrality of the various meanings and interpretations of feminism(s) in the lives of immigrant and migrant women in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Eastern Europe, France, Greece, Japan, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Papua New Guinea, Spain, and the United States. The well-researched chapters explore the ways in which feminism and migration across cultures relate to women’s experiences in host societies --- as women, wives, mothers, exiles, nuns, and workers---and the avenues of interactions for change. Cross-cultural engagements point to the convergence and even disjunctures between (im)migrant and non-immigrant women that remain unrecognized in contemporary mainstream discourses on migration and feminism.

Gypsies in the Ottoman Empire

Author: Elena Marushiakova
Publisher: Univ of Hertfordshire Press
ISBN: 1902806026
Release Date: 2001
Genre: History

The Roma presence in the European part of the Ottoman Empire - the Balkans - is centuries old and it is not by accident that this regions has often been called the second motherland of the Gypsies. From this region Gypsies moved westwards taking with them inherited Balkan cultural models and traditions. This book explores the history, ethnography, social structure and culture of the Gypsies in the Ottoman Empire. It is based on archival sources, mainly detailed tax registers, special laws, guild registers and court documents. Notes on Gypsies in books by foreign travellers are also included.

The Public Nature of Private Violence

Author: Martha Albertson Fineman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136041341
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Law

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Pariah Syndrome

Author: Ian F. Hancock
Publisher: Karoma Pub
ISBN: 0897200799
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Gypsies

Guest lecturer Ian Hancock lectures on the history of the gypsies, emphasizing institutionalized slavery of the gypsies in various countries.

Global Woman

Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429963053
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Genre: Social Science

In a remarkable pairing, two renowned social critics offer a groundbreaking anthology that examines the unexplored consequences of globalization on the lives of women worldwide Women are moving around the globe as never before. But for every female executive racking up frequent flier miles, there are multitudes of women whose journeys go unnoticed. Each year, millions leave Mexico, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and other third world countries to work in the homes, nurseries, and brothels of the first world. This broad-scale transfer of labor associated with women's traditional roles results in an odd displacement. In the new global calculus, the female energy that flows to wealthy countries is subtracted from poor ones, often to the detriment of the families left behind. The migrant nanny--or cleaning woman, nursing care attendant, maid--eases a "care deficit" in rich countries, while her absence creates a "care deficit" back home. Confronting a range of topics, from the fate of Vietnamese mail-order brides to the importation of Mexican nannies in Los Angeles and the selling of Thai girls to Japanese brothels, Global Woman offers an unprecedented look at a world shaped by mass migration and economic exchange on an ever-increasing scale. In fifteen vivid essays-- of which only four have been previously published-- by a diverse and distinguished group of writers, collected and introduced by bestselling authors Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild, this important anthology reveals a new era in which the main resource extracted from the third world is no longer gold or silver, but love.

Critical Republicanism

Author: Cécile Laborde
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199550210
Release Date: 2008-10-09
Genre: Philosophy

Critical Republicanism proposes an entirely new approach to the management of religious and cultural pluralism, based on the pursuit of the progressive ideal of non-domination in existing, non-ideal societies."--BOOK JACKET.

Turkey s Alevi Enigma

Author: Paul Joseph White
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004125388
Release Date: 2003
Genre: History

This volume, written by specialists, be they political scientists, historians or anthropologists, is a convenient handbook on the origins and history of Turkey's Alevis - an important group that is largely unknown in the West. It examined their ethnic identity, cultural representation, political life, and relations with the Turkish State, The Turkish Left and the Kurdish National Movement.

Territory and Function

Author: John Friedmann
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520041054
Release Date: 1979-01-01
Genre: Regional planning


Gender Migration and the Media

Author: Myria Georgiou
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317981114
Release Date: 2014-06-11
Genre: Social Science

This volume brings together a number of experts who explore conceptual and policy challenges, as well as empirical realities, associated with gender and migration in highly mediated societies. The need to more systematically address the gendered experience of migration, especially in relation to political and cultural representation, is in the core of the discussions that unfold in this book. The book's chapters address a number of critical questions in relation to the representation of women as members of communities and as outsiders in culturally diverse societies. In doing so, the collection pays particular attention to the sphere of media and communications. Mediated communication has become crucially important in the construction of meanings of identity and citizenship, while the media have taken centre stage in framing debates on migration, border control and gender representations in culturally diverse societies. Gender, Migration and the Media presents a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary understanding of the practices and the consequences of mediated communication for identity and citizenship. This book was originally published as a special issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies.

European Anti Discrimination and the Politics of Citizenship

Author: C. Bertossi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230627314
Release Date: 2006-11-28
Genre: Political Science

This book looks at transformations in citizenship politics in the EU Member States. It argues that the anti-discrimination agenda in the Treaty of Amsterdam has affected traditional patterns of national integration of ethnic minorities and migrants in Europe. Comparing France and Britain, it also looks at religious factors and Islam in Europe.