MMG Working Papers

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  • WP 17-08 Graham, Fabian: Visual anthropology: a temple anniversary in Singapore (abstract / full article)
  • WP 17-07 Zhu, Jili: Han Jie (1894-1960): a Christian and intellectual Miao (abstract / full article)
  • WP 17-06 Tursun, Sajide: Gender and urban aspirations: the case of highly educated Uyghur women in Shanghai (abstract / full article)
  • WP 17-05 Vertovec, Steven / Becker, Susanne / Fleischer, Annett / Schader, Miriam / Wari, Shahd: Addressing the diversity of asylum-seekers’ needs and aspirations. A Report to the Volkswagen Foundation (abstract / full article)
  • WP 17-04 van der Veer, Peter and Wu, Da: Dumont’s hierarchy among the Nuosu of China (abstract / full article)
  • WP 17-03 White, Chris: Counting Christians in China: A critical reading of A star in the East: The rise of Christianity in China (abstract / full article)
  • WP 17-02 Zhang, Weidong: Bridging Hmong/Miao, extending Miaojiang: Divided space, translocal contacts, and the imagination of Hmongland (abstract / full article)
  • WP 17-01 Wessendorf, Susanne: Being new and unconnected. Pioneer
    migrants in London (abstract / full article)
  • WP 16-07 Friese, Susanne: CAQDAS and grounded theory analysis (abstract / full article)
  • WP 16-06 Thye, Hue Guan: Chinese temples and transnational networks: Hokkien communities in Singapore (abstract / full article)
  • WP 16-05 Jacobs, Christian: How public space affects interethnic contact:
    A methodological conceptualization (abstract / full article)
  • WP 16-04 Kusters, Annelies / Sahasrabudhe, Sujit / Gopalakrishnan, Amaresh: A reflexive report on filmmaking within a linguistic ethnography with deaf and hearing people in Mumbai (abstract / full article)
  • WP 16-03 Vigneswaran, Darshan: Weak state / tough territory: The South African mobility regime complex (abstract / full article)
  • WP 16-02 Burchardt, Marian: Recalling modernity: How nationalist memories shape religious diversity in Quebec and Catalonia (abstract / full article)
  • WP 16-01 Gandhi, Ajay: Fraught transactions: The ethics of monetary exchange in India (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-12 Schiller, Maria: The research traineeship: Conducting participant observation in state organisations (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-11 Vorng, Sophorntavy: State, religion, and transnationality in the Golden Triangle (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-10 Blanton, Anderson: The Sacred Diesel: Infrastructures of transportation and religious representation in Manila (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-09 Nagel, Mechthild: The case for Penal Abolition and Ludic Ubuntu in Arrow of God (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-08 Oliveira, Nuno: Repertoires of diversity and collective boundaries. Diverging paths between Portugal and Brazil? (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-07 Moutselos, Michalis: Group consciousness and political behavior among citizens of immigrant origin: The case of France (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-06 Kankonde-Bukasa, Peter: A reflection on the necessity for an ‘ontological turn’ in African studies with reference to the ecologies of knowledge production (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-05 Schmitt, Thomas M.: UNESCO as a Red Cross or as a notary of World Heritage? Structures, scale-related interactions and efficacy of UNESCO’s World Heritage regime (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-04 Simone, AbdouMaliq: The uninhabitable? An essay on “regions” (abstract / full article
  • WP 15-03 Spoonley, Paul and Manz, Beatriz with Eberhart, Harold and Lopez, Maribel: Raised in the USA: An exploratory study of Latino identity in California (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-02 Kusters, Annelies / De Meulder, Maartje / Friedner, Michele / Emery, Steve: On “diversity” and “inclusion”: Exploring paradigms for achieving sign language peoples’ rights (abstract / full article)
  • WP 15-01 Nowicka, Magdalena: Bourdieu’s theory of practice in the study
    of cultural encounters and transnational transfers in migration (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-12 Wallbott, Thorsten: Citizenship and immigration in Western Europe: National trajectories under postnational conditions? A qualitative comparative analysis of selected countries (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-11 Biehl, Kristen Sarah: Exploring migration, diversification and urban transformation in contemporary Istanbul: The case of Kumkapı (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-10 Udupa, Sahana: Online archiving as claims to history: New media and religious politics in India (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-09 Collins, James: Migration, language diversity and education policy: A contextualized analysis of inequality, risk and state effects (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-08 Griera, Mar / Martínez-Ariño, Julia / García-Romeral, Gloria: Beyond the separation of church and state: Explaining the new governance of religious diversity in Spain (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-07 Jung, Jin-Heon: Ballooning Evangelism: Psychological Warfare and Christianity in the Divided Korea (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-06 Hiebert, Daniel / Rath, Jan / Vertovec, Steven: Urban markets and diversity: Toward a research agenda (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-05 Spoonley, Paul / Meares, Carina / Peace, Robin / Cain, Trudie: The changing immigrant cartography of Auckland, New Zealand: An Asian ethnic precinct (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-04 Negrón, Rosalyn: Observer on the move: Shadowing ethnography of ethnic flexibility in NYC (abstract / full article
  • WP 14-03 Heil, Tilmann: How and why does it matter to understand diverse urban engagements from the migrants’ perspective? (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-02 Sunanta, Sirijit: Thailand and the global intimate: Transnational marriages, health tourism and retirement migration (abstract / full article)
  • WP 14-01 Chandra, Uday: Millenarian dreams, modern aspirations: Tribal community-making and contentious politics in colonial Chotanagpur (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-17 Cornelio, Jayeel Serrano: The nationalization of religion: Cultural performances and the youth of Soka Singapore (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-16 Zanini, Giulia / Raffaetà, Roberta / Krause, Kristine / Alex, Gabriele: Transnational medical spaces: Opportunities and restrictions (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-15 Smyer Yu, Dan: The logic of diasporic selfhood (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-14 Ye, Junjia: Labour recruitment practices and its class implications: Comparing workers in Singapore’s segmented labour market (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-13 Echanove, Matias: Beyond the informal: Reconceptualizing Mumbai‘s urban development (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-12 Fozdar, Farida: Belonging in the nation-state: Civic and ethno-belonging among recent refugees to Australia  (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-11 Wessendorf, Susanne: ‘Being open, but sometimes closed’.
    Living together in a super-diverse London neighbourhood (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-10 Kathiravelu, Laavanya: Friendship and the urban encounter:
    Towards a research agenda (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-09 Hüttermann, Jörg: Situational ranking and conflict: A bottom-up perspective on urban intergroup life (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-08 Hüwelmeier, Gertrud: “Asiatown” – A post-Socialist bazaar in the Eastern part of Berlin (abstract / full article)
  • WP 13-07 Bradby, Hannah: A review of research and policy documents on the international migration of physicians and nurses (abstract / full article
  • WP 13-06 Clarke, Colin: Religion and ethnicity as differentiating factors in the social structure of the Caribbean (abstract / full article
  • WP 13-05 Pfaff-Czarnecka, Joanna: Multiple belonging and the challenges to biographic navigation (abstract / full article
  • WP 13-04 Mhaskar, Sumeet: Indian muslims in a global city: Socio-political effects on economic preferences in contemporary Mumbai (abstract / full article
  • WP 13-03 Hüwelmeier, Gertrud: Bazaar pagodas in Berlin. Gendered religious identities among Vietnamese migrant women (abstract / full article
  • WP 13-02 Akan, Murat: A politics of comparative conceptualizations and institutions: Two non-European images on European secularity in the writing of the 1961 Turkish constitution (abstract / full article
  • WP 13-01 Björkman, Lisa: “You can’t buy a vote”: Cash and community in a Mumbai election (abstract / full article
  • WP 12-21 Petermann, Sören / Heywood, Joe / Hewstone, Miles / Hüttermann, Jörg / Schmid, Katharina / Schmitt, Thomas / Schönwälder, Karen / Stolle, Dietlind / Vertovec, Steven (with TNS Emnid): The “Diversity and Contact” (DIVCON) survey 2010 - Technical report (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-20 Alunni, Lorenzo: “After all, they are nomads, aren’t they?”: Roma transnationalism and health issues (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-19 Jung, Jin-heon: Some tears of religious aspiration: Dynamics of Korean suffering in Post-War Seoul, South Korea (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-18 Heil, Tilmann: Fragile convivialities: Everyday living together in two stateless but diverse regions, Catalonia and Casamance (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-17 Horstmann, Alexander: Creating non-state spaces: Interfaces of Humanitarianism and self-government of Karen-Refugee migrants in Thai Burmese border spaces (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-16 Molina, José Luis / Petermann, Sören / Herz, Andreas: Defining and measuring transnational fields (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-15 Pottie-Sherman, Yolande: Markets and diversity – Annotated bibliography (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-14 Cieslik, Anna: Transnational mobility and family planning decisions. A case study of skilled Polish migrant women (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-13 Ye, Junjia: Working men: Bangladeshi migrants in the global labour force (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-12 Alex, Gabriele / Krause, Kristine / Parkin, David / Stocker, Stephanie: Medical pluralism – Bibliography (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-11 Krause, Kristine / Alex, Gabriele / Parkin, David: Medical knowledge, therapeutic practice and processes of diversification (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-10 Arnaut, Karel: Sociolinguistic diversity – Bibliography (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-09 Blommaert, Jan / Rampton, Ben: Language and superdiversity (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-08 Wiesemann, Lars: Public spaces, social interaction and the negotiation of difference (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-07 Vigneswaran, Darshan: Methodological debates in Human Rights research: A case study of human trafficking in South Africa (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-06 Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Elena: Conflicting missions? The politics of Evangelical humanitarianism in the Sahrawi and Palestinian protracted refugee situations (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-05 Grillo, Ralph / Shah, Prakash: Reasons to Ban? The Anti-Burqa movement in Western Europe (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-04 Vorng, Sophorntavy: Incendiary Central: The spatial politics of the May 2010 street demonstrations in Bangkok (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-03 Acosta, Raúl: Scaling claims of common good: transnational and intercultural advocacy in the Brazilian Amazon (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-02 Palmberger, Monika: Renaming of public space: A policy of exclusion in Bosnia and Herzegovina (abstract / full article)
  • WP 12-01 van der Veer, Peter: Market and money: A critique of rational choice theory (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-12 Jung, Jin-heon: State and church in the making of post-division subjectivity: North Korean migrants in South Korea (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-11 Parkin, David: Trust talk and alienable talk in healing: A problem of medical diversity (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-10 Lindemann, Stefan: Ethnic exclusion and the puzzle of diverging conflict trajectories: A paired comparison of Kurds in Syria and Turkey (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-09 Wessendorf, Susanne: Commonplace diversity and the ‘ethos of mixing’: Perceptions of difference in a London neighbourhood (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-08 Vertovec, Steven: Migration and new diversities in global cities: Comparatively conceiving, observing and visualizing diversification in urban public spaces (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-07 Boswell, Rosabelle: Narrating Muslim women’s identities in Cape Town (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-06 Petermann, Sören: Räumlicher Kontext, migrationsbezogene Vielfalt und Kontakte zu Ausländern in der Nachbarschaft (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-05 Horstmann, Alexander: Performing multi-religious ritual in Southern Thailand (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-04 Maud, Jovan: Sacred tourism and the state: Paradoxes of cross-border religious patronage in Southern Thailand (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-03 Pottie-Sherman, Yolande: Markets and diversity: An overview (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-02 Schmitt, Thomas: Cultural governance as a conceptual framework (abstract / full article)
  • WP 11-01 Hüwelmeier, Gertrud: Mediating the Apocalypse – The disaster of the Titanic in Vietnamese Pentecostal discourse (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-17_de Schönwälder, Karen / Kofri, Christiane: Vielfältige Gesellschaft – homogene Parlamente? Einwanderer in den Räten von Nordrhein-Westfalens Großstädten (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-17 Schönwälder, Karen / Kofri, Christiane: Diversity in Germany’s political life? Immigrants in city councils (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-16 Horstmann, Alexander: Confinement and mobility: Transnational ties and religious networking among Baptist Karen at the Thailand-Burma border (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-15 Vigneswaran, Darshan: Being like a state: Policing space in Johannesburg (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-14 Vorng, Sophorntavy: Samsaric salvation: Prosperity cults, political crisis, and middle class aspirations in Bangkok (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-13 Hüwelmeier, Gertrud: Socialist cosmopolitanism meets global Pentecostalism: Charismatic Christianity among Vietnamese migrants after the fall of the Berlin Wall (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-12 van Ewijk, Anne R.: Diversity within police forces: A framework for comprehensive policy analysis (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-11 Wessendorf, Susanne: Commonplace diversity: Social interactions in a super-diverse context (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-10 Wale, Kim: Policing racial boundaries: University students’ interpretations of race relations in South Africa (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-09 Nieswand, Boris: Nationalist rituals and the construction of Diaspora. The fiftieth anniversary of Ghanaian independence in Berlin (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-08 Sheffer, Gabriel: Integration impacts on Diaspora-Homeland relations (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-07 Morawska, Ewa: Structuring immigrants’ Civic-political incorporation into the host society: An expanded theoretical model and its empirical applications (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-06 Vigneswaran, Darshan: Searching for reconciliation: Policing, injustice and territoriality in Johannesburg (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-05 Gamlen, Alan: International migration data and the study of Super-Diversity (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-04 Nowicka, Magdalena: Transcultural encounters of diversity – towards a research agenda. The case of Polish presence in the UK (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-03 Riccio, Bruno: Cosmopolitan ambitions and everyday practiced citizenship. The ambivalent experiences of the Second Generation Associations in Bologna (Italy) (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-02 Grillo, Ralph: Contesting diversity in Europe: Alternative regimes and moral orders (abstract / full article)
  • WP 10-01 Morawska, Ewa: Glocalization effects of immigrants’ activities on the host society: An exploration of a neglected theme (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-14 Grillo, Ralph: Cultural diversity and the law: Challenge & accommodation (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-13 Cheesman, Tom: Diversity in cultural representations: Comedy and Othello (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-12 Hewstone, Miles: Living apart, living together? The role of intergroup contact in social integration (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-11 Ngo, Tam: The “short-waved” faith: Christian broadcasting and Protestant conversion of the Hmong in Vietnam (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-10 van der Veer, Peter: Spirituality in modern society (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-09 van der Veer, Peter: The visible and the invisible in South Asia (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-08 Vertovec, Steven: Cosmopolitanism in attitude, practice and competence (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-07 Wessendorf, Susanne: Local attachments and transnational everyday lives: Second-generation Italians in Switzerland and in Italy (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-06 Nieswand, Boris: Ethnography between locality and sociality (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-05 Alex, Gabriele: Folk healing and the negotiation of shifting social identities in Tamil Nadu, India (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-04 Vertovec, Steven / Wessendorf, Susanne: Assessing the backlash against multiculturalism in Europe (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-03 Schönwälder, Karen: Trendsetter Obama? The ascent of immigrant voters and politicians in European states (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-02 Janev, Goran: Historical lessons of Macedonian multiculturalism (abstract / full article)
  • WP 09-01 Vertovec, Steven: Conceiving and researching diversity (abstract / full article)