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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC218H1
Professor
J.Veugelers
Semester
Fall

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Dec. 3, 2012 rd 3 TEST: Variations in Assimilation, Transnationalism TRANSNATIONALISM:  Intro: Adv. Of Technologies o Close contact  Globalization  Financial capital o World economy is very much connected  Human migration o Return migration—i.e. occurring within the EU Africa, Asia etc.… Transnational migration Ξ process of movement and settlement across international borders in which individuals maintain or build multiple networks of connection to their country of origin while @ the same time settling in a new country (Fouron and Schiller 2001) Constant movement and settlement Across the international borders Multiple networks Their country of origin vs. new country Transmigrants—constant and present contact b/t home and new world  Maintain close contact with sending and receiving countries o Financial/visit/social participation  Different from nostalgia  Settlement vs. return migration Types of Transnational Relations  Economic o Self initiated vs. Active recruitment
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