The Migration-Development Nexus: A Transnational Perspective by Thomas FaistThe Migration-Development Nexus: A Transnational Perspective by Thomas Faist

The Migration-Development Nexus: A Transnational Perspective

byThomas Faist, Margit Fauser, Peter Kivisto

Hardcover | April 28, 2011

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This book examines current policy discussions around the migration-development nexus and subjects them to rigorous conceptual and empirical criticism through a transnational lens, placing the current re-discovery of migrants as agents of development nexus into theoretical and historical perspective.
HUMBERTO MÁRQUEZ COVARRUBIAS Research Professor in the Academic Unit of Development Studies at the Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico RAÚL DELGADO WISE Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program in Development Studies at the University of Zacatecas, Mexico and Executive Director of the International Migration and Developmen...
Title:The Migration-Development Nexus: A Transnational PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:228 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.87 inPublished:April 28, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230228577

ISBN - 13:9780230228573


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface Notes on Contributors The Migration-Development Nexus: Toward a Transnational Perspective; T.Faist & M.Fauser PART I: Paradigms - Methodological and Conceptual A Global Perspective on Migration and Development; N.Glick Schiller The Dialectic between Uneven Development and Forced Migration: Toward a Political Economy Analytical Framework; R.Delgado Wise & H.Márquez Covarrubias PART II: Organizations, Networks and States Diasporas, Recovery, and Development in Conflict-Ridden Societies; N.van Hear Business as Usual? Urban Actors and Transnational Investments in Accra, Ghana; L.Smith How Receiving Cities Contribute to Simultaneous Engagements for Incorporation and Development; M.Fauser A Sociology of Diaspora Knowledge Networks; J.B Meyer PART III: Outlook Academic Knowledge, Public Policy, and the Role of Social Scientists; T.Faist Modernization, Development, and Migration in a Skeptical Age; P.Kivisto