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Transnational Links and Integration: Between Here and There

  • Cris BeaucheminEmail author
  • Hugues Lagrange
  • Mirna Safi
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Part of the INED Population Studies book series (INPS, volume 8)

Abstract

This chapter explores the links between transnationalism and immigrant assimilation in France. We use the Trajectories and Origins survey (TeO), a new dataset that provides extensive information on a wide range of links (social, economic, political and symbolic) that exist between people living in metropolitan France and other regions of the world. The sample offers a unique opportunity to compare immigrants’ transnational attitudes with those of the others groups. We test the hypothesis of an intergenerational process of assimilation and explore the role of family transmission in maintaining transnationalism across generations. We also study the extent to which transnational practices are associated with economic success and/or the experience of racism, discrimination or stigmatisation in France.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut national d’études démographiques (INED)ParisFrance
  2. 2.Sciences Po-OSCParisFrance

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