'Transnationalism' broadly refers to multiple ties and interactions linking people or institutions across the borders of nation-states. Serving to ground theory and research on 'globalization', the Routledge book series on 'Transnationalism' offers the latest empirical studies and ground-breaking theoretical works on contemporary socio-economic, political and cultural processes which span international boundaries.
Mixed Families in a Transnational World
Transnational Politics, Citizenship and Elections The Political Engagement of Transnational Communities in National Elections
Transnationalizing Inequalities in Europe Sociocultural Boundaries, Assemblages and Regimes of Intersection
Transnational Migration and Home in Older Age
By Zi Wang
September 25, 2023
This book examines the correlations between language behaviour and happiness amongst communities of migrants, and addresses the overarching question of whether language can affect wellbeing. Zi Wang takes an innovative look at migration and wellbeing by examining the crucial role language – a ...
By Laura Lamas-Abraira
May 31, 2023
The research presented in this book explores care and its circulation in Chinese transnational families that are split between China and Spain, and the paths these families’ children have taken through their lives so far: from their early years to their current position as young adults, with care, ...
By Josiane Le Gall, Catherine Therrien, Karine Geoffrion
May 31, 2023
Offering a transnational perspective on the processes of identity transmission and identity construction of mixed families in various parts of the world, this book provides an overview of how local, national, global contexts and inter-group relations structure the development of specific forms of ...
By Beata M. Kowalczyk
August 01, 2022
Informed by theories pertaining to transnational mobility, ethnicity and race, gender, postcolonialism, as well as Japanese studies, Transnational Musicians explores the way Japanese musicians establish their transnational careers in the hierarchically structured classical music world. Drawing on ...
By Christian Schmidt-Wellenburg, Stefan Bernhard
March 04, 2020
The volume provides a field-analytical methodology for researching knowledge-based sociopolitical processes of transnationalization. Drawing on seminal work by Pierre Bourdieu, we apply concepts of practice, habitus, and field to phenomena such as cross-national social trajectories, international ...
By Chiara De Lazzari
July 30, 2019
This book examines the reasons for which political parties engage with transnational communities and consider the engagement of expatriate communities to be of value or, otherwise, for domestic politics. Centred on Italy, and offering comparative analyses of external voting policies in other ...
By Karolina Barglowski
June 10, 2019
Transnational mobility in the EU has become a key factor for supranational integration, equal life chances and socioeconomic prosperity. This book explores the cultural and social patterns that shape people’s migration, the historical and contemporary patterns of their movement, and the manifold ...
By Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna, Anna Rosińska, Weronika Kloc-Nowak
July 10, 2018
What happens when the parents of migrants age and need care in mobile and aging societies? Ethnomorality of Care acts as a window in sharing how physical distance challenges family-centered elderly care by juxtaposing transnational families with non-migrant families. A novel approach that explores...
By Anna Amelina
October 10, 2016
Unequal life-chances became a key feature of cross-border migration to, and within, the enlarged Europe. Combining transnational, intersectional and cultural-sociological perspectives, this book develops a conceptual tool to analyse patterns, contexts and mechanisms of these cross-border ...
By Katie Walsh, Lena Näre
March 24, 2016
This book examines the transformations in home lives arising in later life and resulting from global migrations. It provides insight into the ways in which contemporary demographic processes of aging and migration shape the meaning, experience and making of home for those in older age. Chapters ...
By Eva Østergaard-Nielsen
February 29, 2016
Using the Turkish and Kurdish communities in Germany as a case study, this book offers a unique analysis of trans-state political loyalties and activities of transnational communities and their political ramifications at both national and international levels....
By Carolin Alfonso, Waltraud Kokot, Khachig Tölölyan
January 20, 2016
Over the last decade, concepts of diaspora and locality have gained complex new meanings in political discourse as well as in social and cultural studies. Diaspora, in particular, has acquired new meanings related to notions such as global deterritorialization, transnational migration and cultural ...