"The aim of the series is to place migration and ethnicity in the context of both local and global history. The comprehensive approach demands that both old and new migration patterns are dealt with. The notion of the
Immigration threat calls for a debate on hopes and limits of the cultural pluralism in Europe and in North America.
The issues which are addressed in the book series include among other: inter-ethnic relations; changing patterns of Community building, new sense of belonging, religion and ethnicity nowadays, construction and reinvention of identity, and trans-nationalism.
The series represents cultural studies in their broadest sense, embracing history, social studies, anthropology, and political studies. "