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Transnationalism and Urbanism
New Transnational Social Spaces International Migration and Transnational Companies in the Early Twenty-First Century
Edited By Stefan Köngeter, Wendy Smith
July 23, 2015
Migrants, both spatially and mentally, no longer settle in only one national territory but interact or move across borders regularly, profoundly challenging the nation-state and the image of society as a container. This volume explores the ways in which migrants, activists and professionals connect...
Edited By Ludger Pries
April 10, 2015
During the last two decades transnationalism has become an important conceptual approach and research programme. However, the term has steadily become vague and indistinct underlining the need for conceptual précising as well as more defined empirical research. Rethinking Transnationalism does this...
By Jean-Michel Lafleur
November 10, 2014
In just two decades, the number of states that have adopted external voting policies has boomed. Today, these policies, which allow emigrants to take part in home country elections from abroad, are widely found in Europe and Latin America. Looking at the cases of Italy, Mexico, and Bolivia, this ...
Edited By Katharine Charsley
June 19, 2014
Marriages spanning borders are not a new phenomenon, but occur with increasing frequency and contribute substantially to international mobility and transnational engagement. Perhaps because such migration has often been treated as ‘secondary’ to labor migration, marriage has until recent years been...
Edited By Stefan Krätke, Kathrin Wildner, Stephan Lanz
June 19, 2014
The formation of transnational urban spaces is a relevant and challenging field of interdisciplinary research, which deserves much more debate in order to deepen our understanding of generating and restructuring urban spaces under conditions of contemporary globalisation processes. This edited ...
Edited By Anna Amelina, Devrimsel D. Nergiz, Thomas Faist, Nina Glick Schiller
April 09, 2014
Cross-border studies have become attractive for a number of fields, including international migration, studies of material and cultural globalization, and history. While cross-border studies have expanded, the critique on nation-centered research lens has also grown. This book revisits drawbacks of...
Edited By Katie Willis, Brenda S. A. Yeoh
February 14, 2014
This edited volume examines the relationship between the nation and the transnation, focusing on transnational communities in the Asia-Pacific region. Setting the book within a theoretical framework, the authors explore a range of themes such as migration, identity and citizenship in chapters on ...
By Boris Nieswand
August 07, 2013
Societal transformations have recently stimulated political debates and policies on the integration of migrants and minorities in most Western European countries. While transnational migration studies have documented migrants’ cross-border activities there have been few empirically grounded efforts...
Edited By Randall Hansen, Jobst Koehler, Jeannette Money
May 23, 2013
Against a background of past, limited examples of international cooperation, and ambitious hopes for extensive future efforts, this volume puts two related questions to the empirical test: under which conditions are states prepared to cooperate over international migration, and what form - ...
Edited By Ludger Pries
January 25, 2001
Recent terms such as globalisation, virtual reality, and cyberspace indicate that the traditional notion of the geographic and the social space is changing. New Transnational Social Spaces illustrates the contemporary relationship between the social and the spatial which has emerged with new ...
Edited By Philip Crang, Claire Dwyer, Peter Jackson
November 29, 2011
Social relations in our globalising world are increasingly stretched out across the borders of two or more nation-states. Yet, despite the growing academic interest in transnational economic networks, political movements and cultural forms, too little attention has been paid to the transformations ...
Edited By Wolfram Kaiser, Peter Starie
June 18, 2009
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the European Union is an increasingly dense transnational social and political space. More and more non-governmental organisations develop transnational links, which are usually more intensive within the EU, even if they often extend beyond its borders ...