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The family in question
immigrant and ethnic minorities in multicultural Europe
edited by Ralph Grillo.

Published 2008 by Amsterdam University Press in [Amsterdam] .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The family in dispute : insiders and outsiders / Ralph Grillo
Inside and outside : contrasting perspectives on the dynamics of kinship and marriage in contemporary South Asian transnational networks / Roger Ballard
"For women and children!" : the family and immigration politics in Scandinavia / Anniken Hagelund
Defining "family" and bringing it together : the ins and outs of family reunification in Portugal / Maria Lucinda Fonseca and Meghann Ormond
Debating cultural difference : Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Islam and women / Erik Snel and Femke Stock
Family dynamics, uses of religion and inter-ethnic relations within the Portuguese cultural ecology / Susana Bastos and José Bastos
The dream of family : Muslim migrants in Austria / Anna Stepien
Who cares? : "external," "internal" and "mediator" debates about South Asian elders' needs / Kanwal Mand
Italian families in Switzerland : sites of belonging or "golden cages?" perceptions and discourses inside and outside the migrant family / Susanne Wessendorf
Dealing with "that thing" : female circumcision and Sierra Leonean refugee girls in the UK / Radha Rajkotia
Socio-cultural dynamics in intermarriage in Spain : beyond simplistic notions of hybridity / Dan Rodríguez-García
Debating culture across distance : transnational families and the obligation to care / Loretta Baldassar.

Edition Notes

Selected papers from a workshop on 'Debating Cultural Difference: The Family,' held at the University of Sussex in April 2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

IMISCOE research, IMISCOE research
Other Titles
Immigrant and ethnic minorities in multicultural Europe


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JV7590 .F365 2008

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