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Switzerland and migration : historical and current perspectives on a changing landscape / edited by Barbara Lüthi, Damir Skenderovic.

Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

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  • Title:
    Switzerland and migration : historical and current perspectives on a changing landscape / edited by Barbara Lüthi, Damir Skenderovic.
  • Contributor: Barbara Lüthi editor.;
    Damir Skenderovic editor.
  • Subjects: Immigrants -- Switzerland; Switzerland -- Emigration and immigration -- History;
    Dewey: 325.494
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Changing Perspectives on Migration History and Research in Switzerland: An Introduction; Barbara Lüthi and Damir Skenderovic.- Part I: Epistemic Landscapes: Constructing and Deconstructing Categories.- The 'Sociologic' of Immigration.
    Contents: A Case Study on the Emergence of Social Research on Migration and Integration in Switzerland, 1960–1973; Kijan Espahangizi.- Labelling Migrants in Switzerland: Social, Political and Symbolic Dimensions; Francesca Poglia Mileti.- Democratising Switzerland: Challenging Whiteness in Public Space; Patricia Purtschert.- Part II: Migration Regimes: Enforcement and Consolidation.- Deportations of 'Vagabonds' and 'Romanichas' in Geneva and Haute-Savoie (1900-1914): Connecting Categories of Exclusion; Irma Gadient.- Migration in Swiss Broadcasting (1960s-1970s): Players, Policies, Representations; Nelly Valsangiacomo.- Culturalisation of Gender: When Ivan Meets Maria; Francesco Garufo and Christelle Maire.- The Vitality of Borders: Migration Through and Bordering Practices in Switzerland; Jana Häberlein.- Part III: Migrants' Participation and Resistance.- Migrant Associations: Political Opportunities and Structural Ambivalences.
    Contents: The Case of the Federation of Free Italian Colonies in Switzerland; Toni Ricciardi and Sandro Cattacin.- The Rights of Those Who Have No Rights. Italian Parent Committees in Local Educational Politics in Zurich (1960-1980); Philipp Eigenmann.- Social Assistance and Self-Organised Interest Groups. The Counselling Centre for Foreign Workers and Italian Educational Institutions in Basle-City (1960s-1980s); Flavia Grossmann.- Part IV: Transnational Entanglements and Exchanges .- Traces of Migration: Postcards Between Switzerland and Brazil, 1900–1930; Stefan Wellgraf.- Switzerland, Decolonisation, and Migration: The Case of the Association of Swiss Despoiled of Algeria or Overseas Possessions; Marisa Fois.- 'Swissness Overseas': Whiteness and the Boundaries of Belonging; Angela Sanders.-Re-negotiating Switzerland from Abroad. An Ethnographic Perspective on Citizenship-Belonging Nexuses; Seraina Müller and Aldina Camenisch.- Epilogue; Donna Gabaccia.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9783319942476 (PDF ebook) : £59.99; ISBN £59.99; BNB GBB8J8059; System number: 019104312
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
  • Series: Palgrave studies in migration history
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.417659
  • UIN: BLL01019104312

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