New Approaches to Migration?

Transnational Communities and the Transformation of Home

By Nadje Al-Ali, Khalid Koser

© 2004 – Routledge

264 pages

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pub: 2001-11-29
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About the Book

This book critically evaluates the transnational communities approach to contemporary international migration. It does so through a specific focus on the relationship between 'transnational communities' and 'home'. The meaning of 'home' for international migrants is changing and evolving, as new globally-oriented identities are developed. These issues are explored through a number of central themes: the meaning of 'home' to transnational peoples, the implications of transforming these social spaces and how these have been transformed.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Transnational Communities and the Meaning of 'Home'

Part 3: The Implications of Transforming Homes for Transnational Communities

Part 4: Transnational Communities and the Transformation of Home

About the Series

Routledge Research in Transnationalism

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General