By Anastasia Christou,Elizabeth Mavroudi

Re-energising debates at the conceptualisation of diasporas in migration scholarship and in geography, this paintings stresses the real function that geographers can play in interrupting assumptions concerning the areas and approaches of diaspora. The difficult, fabric and intricate ways that these in diaspora contest, build and practice id, politics, improvement and position is explored all through this e-book. The authors ’dismantle’ diasporas which will re-theorise the idea that via empirically grounded, state-of-the-art worldwide learn. This leading edge quantity will attract a global and interdisciplinary viewers in ethnic, migration and diaspora reports because it tackles comparative, multi-sited and multi-method study via compelling case reviews in a number of contexts spanning the worldwide North and South. The learn during this e-book is guided by way of 4 interconnected issues: the ways that diasporas are built and played via identification, the physique, daily perform and position; how these in diaspora develop into politicised and the way this results in unities and disunities relating to 'here' and 'there'; the ways that diasporas search to attach and re-connect with their 'homelands' and the results of this when it comes to id formation, employment and theorising who 'counts' as a diaspora; and the way these in diaspora have interaction with place of origin improvement and the demanding situations this creates.

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