Peggy Levitt sociologist, author and professor

Publications

(RECENTLY PUBLISHED WORKS OR WORKS IN PRESS)
 

SYMPOSIUM ON ARTIFACTS AND ALLEGIANCES: HOW MUSEUMS PUT THE WORLD AND THE NATION ON DISPLAY

2017 “Response to Symposium on Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display,” Identities, 24:1, 55-61, DOI: 10.1080/1070289X.2016.1261488. DOWNLOAD


EDITED SPECIAL VOLUMES

2016 Transnational Social Protection: Setting the Agenda. With Jocelyn Viterna, Armin Mueller, and Charlotte Lloyd. Oxford Development Studies, Studies, DOI:10.1080/13600818.2016.1239702. DOWNLOAD

2016
 Social remittances and the changing transational political landscape. With Thomas Lacroix and Ilka Vari-Lavoisier. Comparative Migration Studies (2016) 4:16. DOWNLOAD

2014
 Books, Bodies, and Bronzes: Comparing Sites of Global Citizenship Creation. With Pál Nyiri. Editor of special volume of Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol 37(12). 

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

2017 “The missing link? The role of subnational governance in transnational social protections” (With Erica Dobbs) Oxford Development Studies, DOI: 10.1080/13600818.2016.1271867. DOWNLOAD

2016 “Remapping and rescaling the religious world from below: The Case of Santo Toribio and Santa Ana de Guadalupe in Mexico” Current Sociology, pp. 1-19. DOI: 10.1177/0011392116670696. DOWNLOAD

2016 “Using the Local to Tell a Global Story: How the Peabody Essex Museum Became a World Class Museum.” Museum & Society, 14 (1) 146-159. DOWNLOAD

2016 “Understanding Immigration through Icons, Images, and Institutions: The Politics and Poetics of Putting the Globe on Display” Journal of Anthropological Research, 72(3): 272-288. DOWNLOAD 

2015 “Mobility and Health Sector Development in China and India” (with Jennifer Holdaway, Jing Fang, and N. Rajaram). Social Science and Medicine 130:268-275. DOWNLOAD

2015 “Transnational Politics as Cultural Circulation: Toward a Conceptual Understanding of Migrant Political Participation on the Move” (with Paolo Boccagni and Jean-Michel Lafleur): Mobilities, DOI: 10.1080/17450101.2014.1000023 DOWNLOAD

2014 
“Traveling Faiths and Migrant Religions.” (with Diana Wong). Global Networks, Special Volume on Migration, Religion and Globalization, eds. Josh Dewind and Manuel Vásquez, 14(3): 348-362. DOWNLOAD

2013 “The Migration-Development Nexus and Organizational Time” (with N. Rajaram). International Migration Review 47(3):483-507. DOWNLOAD

2013 “Moving toward Reform? Mobility, Health, and Development in the Context of Neoliberalism.” (With N. Rajaram). Migration Studies 1(3):338-362. DOWNLOAD

2012 “What’s Wrong with Migration Scholarship? A Critique and a Way Forward.” Identities, 1:1-8. DOWNLOAD

2012 “The Bog and the Beast: Museums, the Nation, and the World.” Ethnologia Scandinavica 22: 29-49. DOWNLOAD

2012 “Rethinking Immigrant Context of Reception: The Cultural Armature of Cities.” With Wendy Cadge, Sara Curran, and Nadya Jaworsky. Nordic Journal of Migration and Ethnicity, 2(1): 78-88. DOWNLOAD

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BOOK CHAPTERS

2016 “Global Culture in Motion” In (eds) Roland Robertson and Didem Buhari-Gulmez, Global Culture: Consciousness and Connectivity. Surrey and Vermont: Ashgate: pp. 143-160. DOWNLOAD 

2016 “Social Remittances: How Migrating People Drive Migrating Culture” In (ed) Anna Triandafyllidou. Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 222-228. DOWNLOAD 

2014 “Old Habits Die Hard: Locality and Museum Practice at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.” In Anna Bryski (ed). Special Issue: Tsinghua Arts. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press. 

2014 “The Limits to Organizational Change: Organizational Roles and Roots.” In Iaian Chambers et al. (eds.) The Postcolonial Museum Surrey:England:Ashgate Publishers.pp. 147-161.

2014 “Cultural Policy in Singapore: Cosmopolitan Competencies Asian Style” InMarconi, G and E. Ostanel (eds.) The Intercultural City: Migration, Minorities and the Management of Diversity. London: IB Tauris. 

2013 “Les Tribulations de la religion: cartographie de la production et de la consummation culturelle globale.” In Alain Caillé et Stéphane Dufoix (eds.), Le tournant global des sciences sociales. Paris: Editions La Découverte.

2013 “Bringing Culture Back In: Opportunities and Challenges for the Migration Development Nexus.” With Deepak Lamba-Nieves. In Jeronimo Cortina and Enrique Ochoa (eds.), New Perspective on International Migration and Development. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 67-91. 

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BOOK REVIEWS

2015 “Welcome to the Club?: A response to The Cross-Border Connection by Roger Waldinger,” Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38:13, 2283-2290, DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2015.1058504. DOWNLOAD

2014 “Review of Second-Generation Transnationalism and Roots Migration: Cross-Border Lives, by Susanne Wessendorf. Contemporary Sociology 44(1) 132-133. DOWNLOAD

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