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


In the concluding chapter we bring together various threads of the arguments to point to the real, intense and very important relationship between migration and social change in the countries of origin as well as localities of destination (although on a different scale). We stress that the attention to small-scale, mundane, banal and everyday actions of migrant agents helps to see the micro social changes in question or the lack thereof. By bringing forward the theoretical framework described in the early chapters we reaffirm the core argument of the book, which is the centrality of human agency in incorporating social change in transnational and translocal contexts.


Destination Country Return Migrant Sport Club Informal Learning Civic Participation 
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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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