2008

International Migration, Social Demotion, and Imagined Advancement

An Ethnography of Socioglobal Mobility

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ISBN: 978-0-387-71952-8 (Print) 978-0-387-71953-5 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVII

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    Pages 1-10

    International Migration as Socioglobal Mobility

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    Pages 11-24

    A Preliminary Portrait of the Albanian Emigration

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    Pages 25-43

    Ethnography and the Discursive Scape

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    Pages 44-51

    Portrait of Lumturi F., High School Teacher, Domestic Cleaner, Kitchen Help, Maid

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    Pages 52-69

    Greece Is Better than Albania

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    Pages 70-77

    Portrait of Petraq Z., Research Scientist, Plumber’s Aide, Maker of Icon Frames, Champion of Capitalism

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    Pages 78-94

    Sufferings of the Soul

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    Pages 95-100

    Portrait of Fatmir R., High School Principal, Democrat, Janitor, Maintenance Technician, Contemporary Citizen

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    Pages 101-120

    The Economic Disadvantages of Emigration

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    Pages 121-126

    Portrait of Llambi S., Math Teacher, Member of~Albania’s Party of Labor, Olive Plucker, Construction Helper, Lottery Peddler, Café Proprietor

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    Pages 127-140

    Why Emigrants Do Not Return to Albania

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    Pages 141-148

    Portrait of Drita H., Chemical Engineer, Domestic Cleaner, Moviegoer, Balletomane

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    Pages 149-161

    The World According to the Emigrants

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    Pages 162-171

    Portrait of Ilir, Known As Panajotis, Embassy Child, Ex-Politically Persecuted, Internment Farm Worker, Baker’s Aide, Specialist of Floors, Would-be Rebuilder of the World Trade Center

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    Pages 172-184

    The Logic and the Experience of Emigration

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    Pages 185-191

    Portrait of Genci K., Student, Waiter

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    Pages 192-202

    Socioglobal Articulations and Imaginaries

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 203-206