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Published: 25 July 2013

144 Pages | 10 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780199858583

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Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction

Kevin Kenny

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores a concept that helps migrants, scholars, and social commentators alike to make sense of the experience of migration
  • Examines the origins of diaspora as a concept, its changing meanings over time, its current popularity, and its strengths and limitations as an explanatory device
  • Proposes a flexible approach to diaspora that can provide insights into many dimensions of the term