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Margit Fauser is a researcher in the department of sociology at Bielefeld University, Germany.
Eveline Reisenauer is a researcher in the department of sociology at Bielefeld University, Germany.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Three Transnationals: Transnationalization, Transnational Social Spaces and Transnationality
- Cross-border migration and the need for a transnational perspective
- Unpacking the transnational
- Aim and structure of the book
Chapter 2 - Transnationality and Social Practices
- Familial transnational practices
- Socio-cultural transnational practices
- Economic transnational practices
- Political transnational practices
- The significance of transnational practices
Chapter 3 - Conceptualizing Transnationalization and Transnational Social Spaces
- Transnationalization in historical perspective
- The concept of transnational social spaces
- The durability of transnationalization
Chapter 4 -Transnationalization and Development
- Three phases of the debate
- Remittances and their role for family and kin
- Transnational investment and business
- Hometown associations and their contributions to community development
- Transnational circulation of knowledge
- Social remittances and their effects
Chapter 5- Transnationality and the Models of Migrant Integration
- Transnationalism as a model of integration
- The relationship between transnationality and integration
- Second generation transnationality
- Migrant associations as a means of integration and transnationalization
Chapter 6 - States and Citizens - Transnational Political Practices and Institutions
- Citizenship: a conceptual sketch
- The policies of citizenship: the case of dual citizenship
- The politics of citizenship: citizens, diasporas and states
- Equal political liberty
- Rights and duties - states reaching out to emigrants
- Collective identity and nation-building
- Transnational citizenship?
Chapter 7 - Transnational Methodology
- Three methodological challenges for transnational analysis
- Methods to address the three challenges
- Capturing simultaneity
Chapter 8 - Transnationalizing Civil Society
- Civil society and transnational social spaces
- The relevance of development, social integration and citizenship for civil society
- Civil society and the state
- Civil society and the market
- Civil society and the family
- The role and function of migrant transnational social spaces for civil society
- The significance of a transnational approach for the social sciences