Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Migration

Migration Practice as Creative Practice

ISBN: 978-1-83867-766-4, eISBN: 978-1-83867-765-7

Publication date: 13 January 2021

Citation

(2021), "Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Migration", Hack-Polay, D., Mahmoud, A.B., Rydzik, A., Rahman, M., Igwe, P.A. and Bosworth, G. (Ed.) Migration Practice as Creative Practice, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 7-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-83867-765-720211003

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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Here we are concerned with the historical construction of migration and what that signifies in the modern global world. We consider various discourses on migrants and how these discourses can often undermine the creative energy brought by migrants.