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War and Migration

Social Networks and Economic Strategies of the Hazaras of Afghanistan

By Alessandro Monsutti

Routledge – 2005 – 346 pages

Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

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Description

Focusing on the case of the Hazaras, a population from central Afghanistan, this book shows how migration studies and transnationalism are at the heart of theoretical and methodological debates which animate anthropology.

Contents

Introduction Part I: Issues and Method 1. Migration and Transnationalism in the Anthropological Debate 2. From Theory to Field: Investigations in a Context of Conflict and Migration Part II: The Locations 3. Hazarajat: Kinship and Neighbourhood in the Village 4. Quetta (Pakistan): the Hazara Refuge 5. Work Migration to Iran Part III: The Flow 6. Forms and Strategies of Population Movement 7. Transfers of Money and Goods 8. Ways of Communicating Part IV: Results and Analysis 9. Trust and Cooperation amid Conflict and Migration. Conclusion and Epilogue.

Author Bio

Alessandro Monsutti has carried out several field researches in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran since 1993. Having been educated at the Institute of Ethnology of the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), he teaches social anthropology and methods in social sciences at the Graduate Institute of Development Studies (Geneva).

Name: War and Migration: Social Networks and Economic Strategies of the Hazaras of Afghanistan (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Alessandro Monsutti. Focusing on the case of the Hazaras, a population from central Afghanistan, this book shows how migration studies and transnationalism are at the heart of theoretical and methodological debates which animate...
Categories: Middle East Studies, Politics & International Relations