Hometown Transnationalism

Long Distance Villageness among Indian Punjabis and North African Berbers

  • Thomas Lacroix

Part of the Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship book series (MDC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Thomas Lacroix
      Pages 1-14
  3. Methodological and Theoretical Outline

  4. Transnationalism: An Emergent Process

  5. State Policies and Immigrant Volunteering: The Developmentalist Turn

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 190-217

About this book


Collective remittances, that is to say development initiatives carried out by immigrant groups for the benefit of their place of origin, have been attracting growing attention from both academics and policy makers. Focusing on hometown organisations, this book analyses the social mechanics that are conducive to collective transnationalism.


migrants migration Nation nationalism organization Transnational

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Lacroix
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PoitiersFrance

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