Cohen, Robin, 1944- (2001) Diaspora. In: Smelser , Neil J. and Baltes , Paul B., (eds.) International Encyclopaedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Oxford: Pergamon, pp. 3642-3645. ISBN 9780080430768Full text not available from this repository.
The origin and changing use of the concept of diaspora is considered and its importance to the understanding of many forms of international migration, despite its specific reference to the history of the Jews, is discussed. The different types of diaspora and the diverse ways in which the concept is used are also identified. The response of modern nation-states to the challenge of social and cultural pluralism is also discussed.
|Item Type:||Book Item|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation
Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Emigration and immigration, Emigration and immigration -- Sociological aspects|
|Place of Publication:||Oxford|
|Book Title:||International Encyclopaedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|Editor:||Smelser , Neil J. and Baltes , Paul B.|
|Page Range:||pp. 3642-3645|
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