Diaspora, Politics, and Globalization (Hardback)
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Laguerre proposes a relationship among migrants and their home society that transcends current views in migration studies. The relationship among Haitians who live outside Haiti reflects a web rather than a radial relationship with the home country; Haitian migrants communicate among themselves and the home country simultaneously. In viewing the Haitian diaspora from a global perspective, the author reveals a new theory of interconnectedness in migration, which marks a significant move away from transnationalism.

Publisher: Palgrave USA
ISBN: 9781403974525
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 455 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19 mm
Edition: 2006 ed.


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