Two members of the University of Witwatersrand African Centre for Migration and Society asked how foreign migrants to South Africa cope with hostility sometimes amounting to xenophobia. In this short version of a longer journal article, they come up with the answer -- tactical cosmopolitanism -- and offer a list of its characteristics. As I read this and started ticking them off as personally relevant, I realised that I have always been a tactical cosmopolitan, but didn't know it! Maybe that is why for most of my adult life I have shadowned the African diaspora and learned about the world through their movement. Check it out and let me know how you score on the TC Index.
ly that sometimes amounts to xenophobia. They came up in this article, a summary of a longer jounral article, with the concept of