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Título: The comparative study of Spain and Portugal in the social sciences: insight from the study of immigration to the Iberia peninsula
Autor: Larson, Jared D.
Palavras-chave: Iberian studies
Social science
Comparative politics
Research methodology
Data: 2013
Editora: Intellect
Resumo: While the term ‘Iberian’, as in Iberian Studies, is far from ambiguous, its use is often short of comprehensive. In the social sciences, and more specifically in the field of migration studies, few students or scholars of the Spanish case are well versed in the realities of Portugal and vice-versa. But as Iberianists, unless we truly study the whole of the Peninsula, we limit the reach of our research and forego the rich insight that comparative work provides, especially in terms of theory building. This article proffers two reasons why the comparative study of the politics of immigration to Spain and Portugal has not been maximized and two reasons why an intensified sense of ‘Iberianism’ would deepen our own understanding of the social realities within the Peninsula and offer our counterparts in other area studies, particularly migration scholars, the tools with which to build on migration theory.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10451/31594
DOI: 10.1386/ijis.26.3.189_3
ISSN: 1364971X
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