Global Migration and Development

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The debate on international migration and development currently focuses on South-North migration, transnationalism, remittances and knowledge transfer. The potential positive role of migration for countries and regions the emigrants originate from has recently been acknowledged by, among others, the World Bank, United Nations Commissions and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). This volume addresses the question: to what extent and under what conditions does international migration contribute to local and national development? By presenting novel insights and themes on the basis of new empirical evidence from various countries, this volume is an indispensable addition to the international discussion on migration.

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'The subject of migration and development has risen up the global political agenda with the growth of migrant remittances. This fascinating collection of papers shows that we need to go far beyond these purely financial concerns if we are to understand migrants’ contributions to their countries and communities of origin.' - Michael Collyer, University of Sussex, UK
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Meet the Author

Ernst Spaan is a social anthropologist with a research interest in population and development issues, international migration, ethnic entrepreneurship and inter-ethnic relations. He has been researcher at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) since 1997. Recently, he co-edited Asian Migrants and European Labour Markets (2005, Routledge) and Contemporary Migrations in Asia and Europe: Exploring Transnationalism, Multiple Linkages and Development (Special Issue of Asian and Pacific Migration Journal 2005).

Ton van Naerssen is associate professor in development geography at the Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands). His major fields of interest include globalization processes, urban development in developing countries, and international migration. He was co-editor of (2002) Healthy Cities in Developing Countries. Lessons to be Learnt. Saarbrucken (Germany) and (2005) Asian Migrants and European Labour Markets. London: Routledge. He recently participated in research funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on ‘International migration and Development in sub-Sahara Africa".

Annelies Zoomers is professor in regional development policy and international migration at the Department of Geography, Radboud University Nijmegen and associate professor at the Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation (CEDLA), University of Amsterdam. Her specialisations include rural and regional development, sustainable livelihood and development policy, and international migration. Recent articles has been published in Social Scientist, InternationalDevelopment Review and Journal of Economic and Social Geography, TESG), Among others she is co-editor of Imagining the Andes: Shifting margins of a Marginal World (Amsterdam 2003) and Land and Sustainable Livelihood in Latin America (Amsterdam/Madrid 2001). She was consultant for various development programmes in African and Latin American countries.

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Table of Contents

1. Globalization, Migration and Development Ton van Naerssen, Ernst Spaan and Annelies Zoomers Part 1: The Role and Impact of Family Remittances 2. The Complex Role of Migration in Shifting Rural Livelihoods: A Moroccan Case Study Hein de Haas 3. International Migration in Indonesia and its Impacts on Regional Development Graeme Hugo 4. Migrant Remittances and Development in Bolivia and Mexico: A Comparative Study Virginie Baby-Collin, Geneviève Cortes and Laurent Faret 5. The Role of Remittances in the Transnational Livelihood Strategies of Somalis Cindy Horst Part 2: Diasporas and Development at Home 6. Migration, Collective Remittances and Development: Mexican Migrant Associations in the United States Gaspar Rivera-Salgado and Luis Escala Rabadán 7. Global Workers, Local Philanthropists: Filipinos in Italy and the Tug of Home Fabio Baggio and Maruja M.B. Asis 8. Migrant Involvement in Community Development: The Case of the Rural Ashanti Region - Ghana Mirjam Kabki, Valentina Mazzucato and Ton Dietz 9. ‘We are Bridging Cultures and Countries’: Migrant Organizations and Development Cooperation in the Netherlands Ton van Naerssen Part 3: Transfer of Knowledge, Skills and Ideas 10. The Diaspora Option as a Tool Towards Development?: The Highly Qualified Ghanaian Diaspora in Berlin and Hamburg Katharina Goethe and Felicitas Hillmann 11. The Development Potential of Caribbean Young Return Migrants: ‘Making a Difference Back Home . . .’ Robert B. Potter and Dennis Conway 12. (Post)Colonial Transnational Actors and Homeland Political Development: The Case of Surinam Liza M. Nell Part 4: Comprehensive Studies 13. Ambivalent Developments of Female Migration. Cases from Senegal and Lebanon Fenneke Reysoo 14. Migration and Development: Migrant Women in South Korea Hye-Kyung Lee 15. Homeward-Bound Investors: The Role of Overseas Chinese in China’s Economic Development Maggi W.H. Leung 16. Conceptualising Indian Emigration: The Development Story Parvati Raghuram

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