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Faist, Thomas 1959-

Works: 87 works in 365 publications in 3 languages and 10,007 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, dgs, Contributor
Classifications: JF801, 304.8
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Most widely held works by Thomas Faist
Diaspora and transnationalism : concepts, theories and methods by Rainer Bauböck( )

24 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diaspora & transnationalism are widely used concepts in academic & political discourses. Although originally referring to quite different phenomena, they increasingly overlap today. Such inflation of meanings goes hand in hand with a danger of essentialising collective identities. This book analyses this topic
Dual citizenship in Europe : from nationhood to societal integration by Thomas Faist( )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an age of terrorism and securitized immigration, dual citizenship is of central concern. The contributors to this timely volume examine policies regarding dual citizenship across Europe, covering a wide spectrum of countries. The case studies explore the negotiated character and boundaries of political membership and the fundamental beliefs and arguments which have shaped debates and policies on citizenship
Transnational social spaces : agents, networks, and institutions by Eyüp Özveren( )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ongoing processes of globalization and regionalization have drawn attention away from the traditional domains of nation-states and their interaction. However, the border-crossing activities of non-state agencies, organizations and institutions should not be overlooked, as they can shed new light on our common understanding of the contemporary world. Using the concept of transnational social spaces, contributors to this volume demonstrate the importance of transnational spaces. A collaborative project by experts across the social science disciplines, Transnational Social Spaces focuses in particular on the German-Turkish context."--Back cover
Beyond a border : the causes and consequences of contemporary immigration by Peter Kivisto( )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As the authors state in Chapter 1, "the movement of people across national borders represents one of the most vivid dramas of social reality in the contemporary world." This comparative text examines contemporary immigration across the globe, focusing on 20 major nations. Noted scholars Peter Kivisto and Thomas Faist introduce students to important topics of inquiry at the heart of the field, including: Movement: Explores the theories of migration using a historical perspective of the modern world. ; Settlement: Provides clarity concerning the controversial matter of immigrant incorporation and refers to the varied ways immigrants come to be a part of a new society. ; Control: Focuses on the politics of immigration and examines the role of states in shaping how people choose to migrate. Key features include: Provides comprehensive coverage of topics not covered in other texts, such as state and immigration control, focusing on policies created to control migratory flow and evolving views of citizenship ; Offers a global portrait of contemporary immigration, including a demographic overview of today's cross-border movers ; Offers critical assessments of the achievements of the field to date ; Encourages students to rethink traditional views about the distinction between citizen and alien in this global age ; Suggests paths for future research and new theoretical developments."--Publisher's website
Transstaatliche Räume : Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur in und zwischen Deutschland und der Türkei( )

8 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transstaatliche Räume sind verdichtete und relativ stabile ökonomische, politische, soziale und kulturelle Beziehungen zwischen Personen, Netzwerken und Organisationen, die Grenzen von Nationalstaaten überschreiten. Am Beispiel der Verflechtungen zwischen Deutschland und der Türkei beantworten die Beiträge folgende Fragen: Welche Formen grenzüberschreitender Tätigkeiten können wir bei Unternehmern, sozialen Bewegungen, Familien, religiösen Gemeinschaften und politischen Organisationen beobachten? Welche Konsequenzen haben dichte transstaatliche Netze für die Integration von ImmigrantInnen in Deutschland und in der Türkei, für die Zivilgesellschaften und die beteiligten Staaten
The volume and dynamics of international migration and transnational social spaces by Thomas Faist( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Turkish and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides a theoretical account of the causes, nature, and extent of the movement of international South-North migrants between affluent and poorer countries. The puzzle is: why are there so few international migrants out of most places? And why are there so many out of so few places? Only once migration out of a few places has started, do we see relatively more people moving. Mass mobility proceeds only when migrant networks turn local assets into transnational ones."--Jacket
Citizenship : discourse, theory, and transnational prospects by Peter Kivisto( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This wide-ranging overview explores the important role of citizenship in the world's liberal democracies and how it is evolving. Long a neglected topic in the social sciences, citizenship is now at the forefront of scholarly discussions on democracy worldwide. Citizenship: Discourse, Theory and Transnational Prospects reviews the four broadly conceived themes that shape contemporary citizenship - inclusion, erasion, withdrawal and expansion and highlights there interconnectedness. This new look at the current and future state of citizenship will appeal to anyone interested in the study of immigration political sociology or globalization."--Jacket
The Europeanization of national policies and politics of immigration : between autonomy and the European Union by Thomas Faist( Book )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Europeanization of National Policies and Politics of Immigration is the first volume presenting a comparative empirical investigation on the impact of the EU on national policies and politics of immigration. Its central focus is on the extent of Europeanization in traditional members states such as Germany and the UK, countries who joined the EU only recently such as Greece and Poland, as well a non-member states such as Turkey and Albania. The volume reveals striking cross-national differences and investigates the mode of Europeanization as a key variable to account for the diverse national experiences within the EU."--Jacket
The migration-development nexus : a transnational perspective( Book )

17 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book sets a new agenda in bringing migration and development research into the field of transnational studies. It examines current policy discussions around the migration-development nexus and subjects them to rigorous conceptual criticism through a transnational lens. The authors place the current re-discovery of migrants as agents of development into historical perspective, present detailed case studies on labour migrants and refugees, and tie the policy debates to concepts and theories in sociology, political science, social anthropology, geography and political economy. The contributions connect macro-structural social transformations to how new transnational development agents are constituted and act. -- Publisher description
Environmental migration and social inequality by Robert A McLeman( )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents contributions from leading international scholars on how environmental migration is both a cause and an outcome of social and economic inequality. It describes recent theoretical, methodological, empirical, and legal developments in the dynamic field of environmental migration research, and includes original research on environmental migration in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, China, Ghana, Haiti, Mexico, and Turkey. The authors consider the implications of sea level rise for small island states and discuss translocality, gender relations, social remittances, and other concepts important for understanding how vulnerability to environmental change leads to mobility, migration, and the creation of immobile, trapped populations. Reflecting leading-edge developments, this book appeals to advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and policymakers
Transnational migration by Thomas Faist( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Increasing interconnections between nation-states across borders have rendered the transnational a key tool for understanding our world. It has made particularly strong contributions to immigration studies and holds great promise for deepening insights into international migration. This is the first book to provide an accessible yet rigorous overview of transnational migration, as experienced by family and kinship groups, networks of entrepreneurs, diasporas and immigrant associations. As well as defining the core concept, it explores the
Migration, development, and transnationalization : a critical stance by Nina Glick Schiller( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, contributors explore the existing yet contradictory discourses about migration and the role these discourses play in perpetuating inequality and a global regime of militarized surveillance
Identity and integration : migrants in Western Europe by Bernhard Peters( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume recognizes that migrants with an Islamic background are seen as especially problematic cases. Turks are the biggest category among Muslim migrants in Europe and more than one third of all Muslim migrants in Europe are from Turkey. Referring primarily to immigration from Turkey, this book combines both exemplary case studies of Turks within Europe and theoretical papers with innovative perspectives on the relations between integration and identity
Social citizenship for whom? : young Turks in Germany and Mexican Americans in the United States by Thomas Faist( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auth: University of Bremen, Finds that under both systems immigrants do badly
Dual citizenship in global perspective : from unitary to multiple citizenship( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Transnationale in der Migration : eine Einführung by Thomas Faist( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grenzübergreifende Verflechtungen gewinnen zunehmend an Bedeutung. Damit erscheint die transnationale Perspektive als zentrales Instrument zum Verständnis der gegenwärtigen sozialen Welt. Insbesondere für die Analyse internationaler Migration kann sie wichtige Erkenntnisse liefern. Dieses Buch bietet einen Überblick über die theoretischen und methodologischen Konzepte und illustriert sie an zahlreichen empirischen Beispielen
Beyond nationhood : citizenship politics in Germany since unification by Thomas Faist( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transnationalized social question : migration and the politics of social inequalities in the twenty-first century by Thomas Faist( Book )

4 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The social question is back. Yet today's social question is not primarily between labour and capital, as it was in the nineteenth century and throughout much of the twentieth. The contemporary social question is located at the interstices between the global South and the global North. It finds its expression in movements of people, seeking a better life or fleeing unsustainable social, political, economic, and ecological conditions. It is transnationalized not only because migrants and their significant others entertain ties across the borders of national states, staying in touch with family and friends, receiving or sending financial remittances in transnational social spaces. Also of importance are cross-border recruitment schemes for workers and the cross-border diffusion of norms appealed to in the case of migration-for example, the social right to decent work as a human right. Moreover, migration can become an issue of inclusion or exclusion in fields important to life chances in the emigration, transit, or immigration states-a transnationalization of national states. And, as in the nineteenth century, political conflicts arise, constituting the social question as a public concern. In earlier periods class differences dominated conflicts. While class has always been criss-crossed by manifold heterogeneities, not least of all cultural ones around ethnicity, religion, and language, it is these latter heterogeneities that have sharpened in situations of immigration and emigration over the past decades. Casting a wide net in terms of conceptual and empirical scope, this book tackles both the social structure and the politics of social inequalities. It sets a comprehensive agenda for research which also includes the public role of social scientists in dealing with the transnationalized social question"--
Unravelling migrants as transnational agents of development : social spaces in between Ghana and Germany( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Methodologies on the move : the transnational turn in empirical migration research by Anna Amelina( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume establishes a new agenda for approaches to migration research and the corresponding methodologies. A wide range of international contributors focus on the question of how to overcome the so-called 'methodological nationalism' within empirical studies on migration. They address two main challenges: how to contextualize the empirical research field; and how to deal with national and ethnic categorizations within the empirical studies. Methodologies on the Move outlines, first of all, a new epistemological basis for
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Citizenship : discourse, theory, and transnational prospects
Dual citizenship in Europe : from nationhood to societal integrationTransnational social spaces : agents, networks, and institutionsBeyond a border : the causes and consequences of contemporary immigrationThe volume and dynamics of international migration and transnational social spacesCitizenship : discourse, theory, and transnational prospectsThe Europeanization of national policies and politics of immigration : between autonomy and the European UnionThe migration-development nexus : a transnational perspectiveMigration, development, and transnationalization : a critical stance
Alternative Names
Faist, T. 1959-

Thomas Faist deutscher Soziologe

Thomas Faist Duits socioloog

Thomas Faist German sociologist

Thomas Faist professor académico alemão

Thomas Faist sociòleg alemany

Thomas Faist sociólogo alemán

Thomas Faist sociologue allemand

Thomas Faist tysk professor

English (251)

German (11)

Turkish (2)