The Transnational Political Participation of Immigrants: A Transatlantic Perspective

The Transnational Political Participation of Immigrants: A Transatlantic Perspective

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ISBN-13: 9781138874800
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/09/2015
Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies Series
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jean-Michel Lafleur is FNRS Research Fellow at the Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) of the University of Liège.

Marco Martiniello is FNRS (National Fund for Scientific Research) Research Director, Director of the Center for Ethnic and Migration Studies (CEDEM) of the University of Liège and Professor at the University of Liège.

Table of Contents

  1. Towards a transatlantic dialogue in the study of immigrant political transnationalism Marco Martiniello and Jean-Michel Lafleur
  2. Migrant political transnationalism and the practice of democracy: Dominican external voting rights and Salvadoran home town associations Jose Itzigsohn and Daniela Villacres
  3. The reinvention of political community in a transnational setting: framing the Kabyle citizens’ movement Michael Collyer
  4. Contradictions of diasporic institutionalization in Mexican politics: the 2006 migrant vote and other forms of inclusion and control Robert Courtney Smith
  5. The waxing and waning of the political field in Burundi and its diaspora Simon Turner
  6. Religion as a path to civic engagement Peggy Levitt
  7. Representing voiceless migrants: Moroccan political transnationalism and Moroccan migrants’ organizations in France Antoine Dumont

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