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Transnational Multisited Qualitative Longitudinal Research in Investigating Social Remittances and Change

  • Izabela Grabowska
  • Michał P. Garapich
  • Ewa Jaźwińska
  • Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna
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Part of the Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship book series (MDC)

Abstract

This chapter analyses the methodological considerations taken into account in our study. Specifically transnational multisited longitudinal research is taken into account as an underexplored approach in migration studies. This relates to repeating ethnographic visits to the sites and repeated in-depth interviews with information-rich individuals both in the UK and in Poland, filtered and selected from a wider set of interviews with local observants, return migrants and circulating migrants. The qualitative panel helped us to position social remittances in relation to time and space. Only through time were we able to discern the different stages and modes of social remitting and the roles of individuals in this process.

Keywords

Return Migrant Migratory Experience Local Observer Case Site Labour Office 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Izabela Grabowska
    • 1
    • 2
  • Michał P. Garapich
    • 3
  • Ewa Jaźwińska
    • 2
  • Agnieszka Radziwinowiczówna
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Social Sciences and HumanitiesWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Centre of Migration ResearchUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland
  3. 3.Social SciencesUniversity of RoehamptonLondonUK

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