Sending Money Home / Edition 256

Sending Money Home / Edition 256

by de la Rodolfo O. Garza
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742518868

ISBN-13: 9780742518865

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Social scientists describe how the flow of money from migrants in the US home to Mexico and Central America has evolved over the past few decades from informal, family-based networks to involve transnational migrant organizations, an increasingly formal marketplace, and migrant-sending governments. They look at that development, the role of hometown associations, the…  See more details below

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Social scientists describe how the flow of money from migrants in the US home to Mexico and Central America has evolved over the past few decades from informal, family-based networks to involve transnational migrant organizations, an increasingly formal marketplace, and migrant-sending governments. They look at that development, the role of hometown associations, the economics, and opportunities and constraints for the future. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742518865
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Pt. IThe Developmental role of Remittances in U.S. Latino Communities and Latin American Countries
1A New Phase in the Story of Remittances3
2Binational Impact of Latino Remittances29
3Migrant Remittances to Latin America: Reviewing the Literature53
Pt. IIThe Role of Hometown Associations
4Latino Hometown Associations as Agents of Development in Latin America85
5The Development of the Hometown Associations in the United States and the Use of Social Remittances in Mexico101
6Remittances and Markets: New Players and Practices125
Pt. IIIThe Economics of Sending Remittances
7Sending Money Home...for Now: Remittances and Immigrant Adaptation in the United States157
8Do Government Programs "Crowd In" Remittances?189
Pt. IVOpportunities and Constraints on the Future of Remittance Flows
9Conclusion215
Index223
About the Contributors233

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