ABSTRACT

This volume celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Ethnic and Racial Studies. It reproduces eleven classic papers published in the journal, accompanied by discussions of each paper by invited specialists, and responses from the original authors. The various discussions in this volume provide an insight into the evolution of contemporary debates and controversies in the field of ethnic and racial studies. By bringing together these papers in one volume for the first time, this book explores a number of on-going debates about race and ethnicity.

chapter |8 pages

Introduction

Reflections on classic papers in Ethnic and Racial Studies
ByMartin Bulmer, John Solomos

chapter |8 pages

A Response to John Stone and Kelsey Harris

Another look at symbolic ethnicity
ByHerbert J. Gans

chapter |12 pages

The origins of “new assimilation theory”

ByPeter Kivisto

chapter |8 pages

A Response to Peter Kivisto

Continuities in assimilation
ByRichard D. Alba

chapter |12 pages

Sex, violence and nationalism *

ByThomas Hylland Eriksen

chapter |10 pages

A Response to Thomas Hylland Eriksen

The continuing significance of masculinity
ByJoane Nagel

chapter |22 pages

The tie that binds: race, gender and US violence

ByPatricia Hill Collins

chapter |14 pages

On violence, intersectionality and transversal politics

ByPatricia Hill Collins

chapter |21 pages

The study of transnationalism: pitfalls and promise of an emergent research field

ByAlejandro Portes, Luis E. Guarnizo, Patricia Landolt

chapter |12 pages

Transnationalism reloaded: the historical trajectory of a concept

ByJanine Dahinden

chapter |6 pages

A Response to Janine Dahinden

Commentary on the study of transnationalism: pitfalls and promise of an emergent research field
ByAlejandro Portes, Luis Eduardo Guarnizo, Patricia Landolt

chapter |10 pages

Race, class, politics, and the disappearance of work

ByJennifer L. Hochschild

chapter |6 pages

A Response to Jennifer Hochschild

Race, class, politics, and the disappearance of work: a rejoinder
ByWilliam Julius Wilson

chapter |24 pages

Transnational migration and the redefinition of the state: Variations and explanations

ByPeggy Levitt, Rafael de la Dehesa

chapter |7 pages

A Response to Alice Bloch

Rethinking “transnational migration and the re-definition of the state” or what to do about (semi-) permanent impermanence
ByPeggy Levitt, Rafael de la Dehesa

chapter |21 pages

Why migration policies fail 1

ByStephen Castles

chapter |11 pages

Towards a new politics of migration?

ByBridget Anderson

chapter |6 pages

A Response to Bridget Anderson

Migration policies are problematic – because they are about migration
ByStephen Castles

chapter |19 pages

The ‘diaspora’ diaspora

ByRogers Brubaker

chapter |6 pages

A Response to Claire Alexander

Revisiting “The ‘diaspora’ diaspora”
ByRogers Brubaker

chapter |31 pages

Super-diversity and its implications

BySteven Vertovec

chapter |12 pages

Mooring “super-diversity” to a brutal migration milieu

BySuzanne M. Hall

chapter |8 pages

A Response to Suzanne Hall

Mooring, migration milieus and complex explanations
BySteven Vertovec

chapter |20 pages

The future of whiteness: a map of the ‘third wave’

ByFrance Winddance Twine, Charles Gallagher

chapter |6 pages

A Response to Steve Garner

From wave to tsunami: the growth of third wave whiteness
ByCharles Gallagher, France Winddance Twine