Migration and Diaspora in the Age of Information and Communication Technologies

  title={Migration and Diaspora in the Age of Information and Communication Technologies},
  author={Pedro J. Oiarzabal and Ulf-Dietrich Reips},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies},
  pages={1333 - 1338}
‘Migration and the Internet: Social Networking and Diasporas’ is an interdisciplinary collection that explores new emerging media and technological networks—developed by individual and family migrants—which help to construct transnational and diasporic communities. Despite the fact that there is an increasing interest in ‘migration’ and in ‘information and communication technology’ studies, this Special Issue of JEMS goes beyond mere description of the use and impact of the technology on human… 


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