Contesting transnationalism? Lessons from the study of Albanian migration networks from former Yugoslavia

@inproceedings{Dahinden2005ContestingTL,
  title={Contesting transnationalism? Lessons from the study of Albanian migration networks from former Yugoslavia},
  author={Janine Dahinden},
  year={2005}
}
  • Janine Dahinden
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Recent studies have questioned the concept of transnationalism, showing that transnational ties do not always have the weight attributed to them in the first studies conducted on the topic. Using a case study of social networks of Albanian migrants from former Yugoslavia, in this article I discuss the significance of trans- national ties in the context of: the decision to migrate; social support networks of Albanians in Switzerland; and reintegration on return. The results raise questions about… CONTINUE READING

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