Table of Contents

Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Box and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Ethos and ethnos; Nation and ethnicity; Ethnicity; 2 Deconstructing / reconstructing ethnicity; Ethnic identity formation; Varieties of ethnic experience; Politics of ethnicity; Ethnicity endgames; 3 Social capital and migration: Beyond ethnic economies; Social capital; Ethnic economies?; Crosscultural enterprise; In the longue durée; Rainbow economies; Political economies of multiculturalism; 4 Many doors to multiculturalism; Time; So what?; Different differences; Everyday multiculturalism. 8 Global multiculture, flexible acculturationMulticulturalism conflicts; Multicircuit identification; Conclusion: Global multiculture; Bibliography; Index; About the Author. Multiculturalism and classMulticulturalism and citizenship; Whither multiculturalism?; 5 Politics of boundaries: Ethnicities and multiculturalisms; Ethnicity as curse or as emancipation; Reflexive ethnicity and parallel universes; Ethnicities; Multiculturalisms; 6 Multiculturalism and museums: Representing others in the age of globalization; Exhibiting strategies; Multiculturalisms; Selves and others; Alternative agendas; Exhibiting power; 7 Islam and cosmopolitanism; Recentering Islam; Decentering Islam; Recentering Islam: McJihad; Islam and u.s. national security. Arguing that ethnicity and multiculturalism are essential for understanding globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse offers one of the first sustained treatments of the reach of these key forces, beyond a limited national context. His groundbreaking book adopts a kaleidoscopic and comparative-historical perspective that intertwines strands of social science and western and non-western research as a strategy to overcome the disciplinary and regional fragmentation of most discussions. Moving beyond worn notions of ethnicity and multiculturalism, Nederveen Pieterse proposes ethnicities and global mu.