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Diversity and mobility, theoretical perspectives

Migration A–Z

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  1. Maria Beatriz Rocha-Trindade

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm180

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Rocha-Trindade, M. B. 2013. Diversity and mobility, theoretical perspectives. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

The concept of diversity first comes into being when people recognize the existence of an “other” in relation to an “I.” The assertion of the existence of that difference can only occur when the individual becomes aware that the “other” exists, and recognizes himself as different from that “other.”

Keywords:

  • diaspora;
  • cultural diversity;
  • development;
  • imperialism;
  • political economy