Theorizing state-diaspora relations in the Middle East: Authoritarian emigration states in comparative perspective

@article{Tsourapas2020TheorizingSR,
  title={Theorizing state-diaspora relations in the Middle East: Authoritarian emigration states in comparative perspective},
  author={G. Tsourapas},
  journal={Mediterranean Politics},
  year={2020},
  volume={25},
  pages={135 - 159}
}
  • G. Tsourapas
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Mediterranean Politics
ABSTRACT Recent scholarly interest in the politics of migration and diaspora across the Global South has yet to address how authoritarian states attempt to reach out to populations abroad. In an effort to shift the discussion on state-diaspora relations beyond liberal democratic contexts and single-case studies, this article comparatively examines how authoritarian emigration states in the Middle East – Libya, Syria, Egypt, Turkey, and Jordan – behave towards their own citizens living beyond… Expand
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