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In Migrants and City-Making Ayşe Çağlar and Nina Glick Schiller trace the participation of migrants in the unequal networks of power that connect their lives to regional, national, and global institutions. Grounding their work in comparative ethnographies of three cities struggling to regain their former standing — Mardin, Turkey; Manchester, New Hampshire; and Halle/Saale, Germany — Çağlar and Glick Schiller challenge common assumptions that migrants exist on society’s periphery, threaten social cohesion, and require integration. Instead Çağlar and Glick Schiller explore their multifaceted role as city-makers, including their relationships to municipal officials, urban developers, political leaders, business owners, community organizers, and social justice movements.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Introduction. Multiscalar City-Making and Emplacement: Processes, Concepts, and Methods
  2. pp. 1-32
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  1. 1. Introducing Three Cities: Similarities despite Differences
  2. pp. 33-94
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  1. 2. Welcoming Narratives: Small Migrant Businesses within Multiscalar Restructuring
  2. pp. 95-120
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  1. 3. They Are Us: Urban Sociabilities within Multiscalar Power
  2. pp. 121-146
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  1. 4. Social Citizenship of the Dispossessed: Embracing Global Christianity
  2. pp. 147-176
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  1. 5. “Searching Its Future in Its Past”: The Multiscalar Emplacement of Returnees
  2. pp. 177-208
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  1. Conclusion. Time, Space, and Agency
  2. pp. 209-226
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 227-238
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  1. References
  2. pp. 239-274
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 275-284
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780822372011
Related ISBN
9780822370444
MARC Record
OCLC
1132227053
Pages
304
Launched on MUSE
2020-02-05
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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