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Migrants and Cultural Memory

The Representation of Difference

by Mícheál Ó hAodha

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This volume explores the discourses and representations that have circumvented the image that is the Traveller, the Roma (Gypsy) and migrant "Other". It is generally acknowledged that the globalisation and mass-media dissemination which characterise the current era have overseen a range of complex socio-cultural forces, many of which have blurred the once-reified borders of the post-Enlightenment, "modern", nation-state. Nowhere is this more evident than in the case of cultural diasporas and "traditionally"-nomadic groups such as Travellers, Roma and other migrant cultures. This book points to the ongoing reconfiguration of once-dominant cultural narratives and explores the manner whereby aspects of the migrant experience are themselves echoed in the increasingly hybrid and diverse discourses that characterise Western countries of the present-day.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Edition:
1
Publication Date:
2009

Format

  • Adobe PDF eBook 653.3 KB

Mícheál Ó hAodha (Editor)

Dr. Mícheál Hayes works at the University of Limerick where he lectures on two BA and MA courses (Memory and Belonging: Oral History Methodology and Rationale and Traveller/Roma and Migration History) in the Department of History. He has published...

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