Conceiving and Researching Transnationalism

  title={Conceiving and Researching Transnationalism},
  author={Steven Vertovec},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
A review of recent research across several disciplines not surprisingly finds a wide variety of descriptions surrounding meanings, processes, scales and methods concerning the notion of 'transnationalism'. Here, several clusters or themes are suggested by way of disentangling the term. These include transnationalism as a social morphology, as a type of consciousness, as a mode of cultural reproduction, as an avenue of capital, as a site of political engagement, and as a reconstruction of 'place… 
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