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The Cross-Border Connection

Immigrants, Emigrants, and Their Homelands

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PAPERBACK

$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674975507

Publication Date: 03/20/2017

Text

240 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations

World

  • 1. Immigrants, Emigrants, and Their Homelands
  • 2. Beyond Transnationalism
  • 3. The Dialectic of Emigration and Immigration
  • 4. Cross-Border Ties: Keeping and Losing the Connection
  • 5. Engaging at Home from Abroad: The Paradox of Homeland Politics
  • 6. Emigrants and Emigration States
  • 7. Politics across Borders: Mexico and Its Emigrants
  • 8. Hometown Blues: Migrants’ Long-Distance Pursuit of Development
  • 9. Conclusion: Foreign Detachment
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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