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

Author/Creator:
Popov, Anton.
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 218 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
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.
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.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781472438430
1472438434
9781472438447
9781472438454
OCLC:
932463314
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