By Anastasia Christou,Elizabeth Mavroudi

Re-energising debates at the conceptualisation of diasporas in migration scholarship and in geography, this paintings stresses the real position that geographers can play in interrupting assumptions concerning the areas and tactics of diaspora. The complex, fabric and complicated ways that these in diaspora contest, build and practice id, politics, improvement and position is explored all through this publication. The authors ’dismantle’ diasporas which will re-theorise the concept that via empirically grounded, state-of-the-art international examine. This leading edge quantity will entice a global and interdisciplinary viewers in ethnic, migration and diaspora experiences because it tackles comparative, multi-sited and multi-method study via compelling case experiences in various contexts spanning the worldwide North and South. The examine during this ebook is guided by way of 4 interconnected subject matters: the ways that diasporas are developed and played via id, the physique, daily perform and position; how these in diaspora turn into politicised and the way this ends up in unities and disunities when it comes 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 interact with place of origin improvement and the demanding situations this creates.

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