Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 4, Fall

Deporting Diaspora's Future? Forced Transnationalism and Generational Conflicts in the Haitian Community of Montreal
INTRODUCTION Several years ago while carrying out research in rural Haiti about the life perspectives of local youth (1), I observed for the first time that the deportation of delinquent young Haitians by the US-American or Canadian governments...
Editor's Note: Migrating Identities and Perspectives
This issue of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge, on the theme "Migrating Identities and Perspectives: Latin America and the Caribbean in Local and Global Contexts," is published with the co-editorial initiative and assistance...
Introduction: Identity Formation and Migration Focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean
This issue of Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge has a focus on the complexity of identity formations experienced by migrants in the world-system, with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean which have been...
Migration Theory in the Domestic Context North-South Labor Movement in Brazil
INTRODUCTION According to the theory of the New International Division of Labor, access to employment is not only based on the skills or education of individuals. Some jobs are targeted toward particular members and groups of the population. Certain...
Residential Patterns and Political Empowerment among Jamaicans and Haitians in the U.S. Metropolis the Role of Ethnicity in New York and South Florida
INTRODUCTION Contemporary United States is undergoing profound demographic and cultural changes due to the increasing importance of immigration from Latin America and Asia since the 1960s. Nowhere else has this remarkable transformation been experienced...
The International Peace and Conflict Dimensions of Jamaican and Haitian Diasporas
INTRODUCTION This article has two aims. First it summarizes a number of theoretical concepts linking diasporas and conflict escalation and mitigation. Second, it presents preliminary thoughts about the potential roles that Haitian and Jamaican diaspora...
Transnational Identity Maintenance Via the Internet: A Content Analysis of the Websites Constructed by Second Generation Caribbean-Origin Students in Post-Secondary Institutions
INTRODUCTION In 2000 there were an estimated 451 million Internet users world-wide, which represented 7.4% of the world's population. By 2008 the number of users had jumped to one and a half billion or approximately 25% of the world's population....
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