This edited volume addresses the construction of identity classifications underlying these new forms of inclusion and exclusion that are to be found in contemporary Europe. Its scope covers pratices of categorization and of resistance, both bymajority and minority groups. A mixed group of internationally established and younger scholars set out to investigate the categorization of immigrants and their descendants as "Others" in Europe. They do so from their own disciplinary backgrounds ranging from Law, Anthropology, Sociology and Political Science to Social Psychology.
This unique volume is hense transdisciplinary in nature, shedding light from different angles on the issue of social and legal processes of categorization.