Misplaced masculinities: Status loss and the location of gendered subjectivities amongst ‘non-transnational’ Bosnian refugees.
In order to understand gendered patterns of coping that have been noted amongst a variety of migrants, this article analyses localized trajectories of subjectivity that structure early coping strategies with downward social mobility amongst a section of refugees from the Bosnian 19925 war. In particular, it investigates the `misplacement’ as refugee men and as … Continue reading Misplaced masculinities: Status loss and the location of gendered subjectivities amongst ‘non-transnational’ Bosnian refugees.
Mutations in Citizenship
Ong, A. (2006). Mutations in Citizenship. Theory, Culture & Society. 23(2-3). 499-505. Abstract Mutations in citizenship are crystallized in an ever-shifting landscape shaped by the flows of markets, technologies, and populations. We are moving beyond the citizenship-versus-statelessness model. First, the elements of citizenship (rights, entitlements, etc.) are becoming disarticulated from each other, and becoming re-articulated with universalizing criteria … Continue reading Mutations in Citizenship
Migration as preservation and loss: The paradox of transnational living for Low German Mennonite women
AbstractThroughout history, Low German Mennonites have executed collective migrations to preserve their religious integrity. Their contemporary migrations to North America are not collective orchurch-sanctioned, but economically-motivated. This paper explores the intertwined processes of gender and religion in transnational social spaces through the destination experiences ofMennonite women in Canada. The paradoxes of the transnational social field, … Continue reading Migration as preservation and loss: The paradox of transnational living for Low German Mennonite women