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The Homecoming Migrant

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Substantial numbers of empire migrants, to all destinations, returned ‘home’. For some, including indentured and other non‐white migrants, return was the always‐intended outcome, especially if the ... More


The Crucial Meso Link: Social Capital in Social and Symbolic Ties

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Once the broader opportunities are set, the familiar story about evolving migration dynamics goes like this: as migration flows develop, potential migrants who have stayed at home can move in ... More


Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Luis F. Jiménez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In Migrants and Political Change in Latin America, Luis Jiménez looks at how migrants are changing the politics of their country of origin. It argues that migrants can do this in three distinct ways: ... More


Returnees: unwanted citizens or cherished countrymen

Bozena Sojka and Maarja Saar

in Social Policy Review 32: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2020

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447341666
eISBN:
9781447355618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341666.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter looks at the ‘othering’ of migrants within discourses of return migration — a reflection of the complex interplay between race, ethnicity, and other aspects of identity, particularly in ... More


Epilogue: New Opportunities for Rural China’s Governance?

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter contains some reflections on whether the increasing number of migrant workers returning to rural China due to the 2008 financial crisis and China’s efforts to upgrade its economic ... More


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