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The volume and dynamics of international migration and transnational social spaces

Author: Thomas Faist
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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The book offers an innovative theoretical account of the causes, nature and extent of the movement of international migrants between affluent and poorer countries. The book also provides a conceptual  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Faist
ISBN: 0198293917 9780198293910 0198297262 9780198297260
OCLC Number: 249606570
Description: XIV, 380 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: 1. Lacunae Of Migration And Post-Migration Theories ; 2. A Review Of Dominant Theories Of International Migration ; 3. Situating The First Puzzle: Why So Few Migrants And Why So Many? ; 4. The Crucial Meso Link: Social Capital In Social And Symbolic Ties ; 5. The Selective Functions Of Social Capital: Why So Few Migrants Out Of Most Places? ; 6. The Selective And Diffusion Functions Of Social Capital: Why So Many Migrants Out Of So Few Places? ; 7. The Bridging Function Of Social Capital: Transnational Social Spaces ; 8. The Adaptive Functions Of Social Capital: Transnationalization And Nation-State Membership ; 9. Elements For Multilevel Research On International Migration And Post-Migration Processes
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