Category Archives: Diaspora/Migration

The Enzkreis District Archive (Germany)

A review of The Enzkreis District Archive (Kreisarchiv Enzkreis, Pforzheim, Germany). With its extensive and outstanding range of official and local records, southwestern Germany offers…

Marriage Migration in Asia

A review of Transnational Marriage, Gendered Migration and the Wellbeing of Asian Women Migrants: A Mixed-Methods Comparative Study of Taiwan and South Korea, by Hsin-Chieh…

Migrant Factory Women in China’s Hinterland

A review of When Migrant Factory Women Return Home: Their Life Experiences in Fast Growing China’s Hinterland, by Yuchen Han. Yuchen Han’s timely and insightful…

Gender, Authority, and Islam in Suburban Chicago

A review of The Construction of American Islam: Gender, Authority, and Tradition in Suburban Chicago, by Justine Howe. Justine Howe’s dissertation details the rhetorical and…

Bangladeshi Immigrant Women in the 21st Century

A review of Education as Capital: Educated Bangladeshi Immigrant Women in the 21st Century, by Rifat Mahbub. This dissertation examines the experiences of educated female…

Ecowomanist Literature in the Chinese Diaspora

A review of Imagining the Decolonial Spirit: Ecowomanist Literature and Criticism in the Chinese Diaspora, by Xiumei Pu. Xiumei Pu’s dissertation consists of two main…

Eastern Slavic Diasporas in the UK

A review of the Eastern Slavic Diasporas in the UK: The Making of Communities by Ivan Kozachenko. The collapse of the Soviet Union has had…

Diasporic Voices in Manila

A review of The Migrant Lenses: Indians, Koreans and the Mediation of Diasporic Voices in Manila, by Jason Vincent A. Cabanes Dr. Cabanes’ work is…