Sending Money Home

Sending Money Home

by Rodolfo O. de la Garza
     
 
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

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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

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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 (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742518858
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Rodolfo O. de la Garza is vice president of the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute and professor of political science at Columbia University. Briant Lindsay Lowell is director of research at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University.

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