Whereas most migration literature focuses on individuals and their families, this book studies the organizations created by immigrants to protect themselves in their receiving states. Comparing eighteen of these grassroots organizations formed across the world, from India and Colombia to Vietnam and the Congo, researchers from the United States, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Spain focus their studies on the internal structure and activities of these organizations as they relate to developmental initiatives. The book outlines the principal positions in the migration and development debate and discusses the concept of transnationalism as a means to resolve these controversies.
Publisher: Berghahn Books ISBN: 9781782387343 Number of pages: 336 Weight: 612 g Dimensions: 231 x 147 x 23 mm
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