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Author Popov, Anton, author.

Title Culture, ethnicity and migration after communism : the Pontic Greeks / Anton Popov.

Published London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.88 POPO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 218 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-205) and index.
Contents Introduction: Ethnography of transnational migrants at home -- The cultural production of "transnational locals" in theory and (of) practice -- Ethnicity and migration after communism -- History and the politics of representation : Greek ethnicity in southern Russia -- Making sense of home and homeland : motivations and strategies for a transnational migrant circuit -- Transnationalisation, materialisation, and commoditisation of ethnicity -- The transnational family : re-shaping kinship and genealogy -- A place called "home" : property ownership, legitimacy and local identification of migrants in home communities -- Becoming Pontic Greeks -- The Pontic Greek cultural revival : a global network and local concerns -- Conclusion: Local lives of transnational migrants.
Summary "This book addresses the issue of emerging transnationalism in the conditions of post-socialism through focussing on migrants' identity as a social construction resulting from their experience of the 'transnational circuit of culture' as well as from post-Soviet shifts in political and economic conditions in their home regions"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Greeks -- Russia, Southern -- Social conditions.
Greeks -- Russia, Southern -- Ethnic identity.
Greeks -- Russia, Southern -- Migrations.
Transnationalism -- Social aspects -- Russia, Southern.
Post-communism -- Social aspects -- Russia, Southern.
Home -- Social aspects -- Russia, Southern.
Community life -- Russia, Southern.
Russia, Southern -- Ethnic relations.
Russia (Federation) -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN IN00542065