Transnational migration : taking stock and future directions

@inproceedings{Levitt2001TransnationalM,
  title={Transnational migration : taking stock and future directions},
  author={Peggy Levitt},
  year={2001}
}
Increasing numbers of sending states are systematically offering social and political membership to migrants residing outside their territories. The proliferation of these dual memberships contradicts conventional notions about immigrant incorporation, their impact on sending countries, and the relationship between migration and development in both contexts. But how do ordinary individuals actually live their lives across borders? Is assimilation incompatible with transnational membership? How… CONTINUE READING

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