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States and Their Expatriates: Explaining the Development of Tunisian and Moroccan Emigration-Related Institutions

  title={States and Their Expatriates: Explaining the Development of Tunisian and Moroccan Emigration-Related Institutions},
  author={L. Brand},
  journal={Center for Comparative Immigration Studies},
  • L. Brand
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Center for Comparative Immigration Studies
Although immigration obviously requires prior emigration, very little work in migration studies examines states of origin. In addition, most research that is concerned with a labor-exporting country generally examines either social networks or the impact of remittances and worker absence on families or home communities. Brand argues that just as immigration policy should be understood as more than simply the nature of border controls and visas, emigration policy should also be analyzed from a… Expand
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