Methodological Nationalism, the Social Sciences, and the by Andreas Wimmer, Nina Glick Schiller

By Andreas Wimmer, Nina Glick Schiller

Methodological Nationalism, the Social Sciences, and the learn of Migration: An Essay in
Historical Epistemology
Author(s): Andreas Wimmer and Nina Glick Schiller
Source: overseas Migration evaluate, Vol. 37, No. three, Transnational Migration: International
Perspectives (Fall, 2003), pp. 576-610
Published through: the guts for Migration stories of latest York, Inc.
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The article examines methodological nationalism, a conceptual tendency
that used to be significant to the improvement of the social sciences and undermined greater than a century of migration experiences. Methodological nationalism is the naturalization of the worldwide regime of realms by way of the social sciences. Transnational reports, we argue, together with the research of transnational migration, is associated with classes of extreme globalization equivalent to the flip of the twenty-first century. but transnational reviews have their very own contradictions which may reintroduce methodological nationalism in different guises. In learning migration, the problem is to prevent either severe fluidism and the boundaries of nationalist notion.

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