Migrant communities and networks

Migrant communities and networks denote the transnational connections between migrants in receiving countries and potential migrants in sending countries. Networks generally facilitate migration by providing information and assistance.

Studies listed under this migration driver refer to family, friends, community members, or religious groups at origin and destination, migrant stocks, migrant flows, herd effects, and cumulative causation.

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Processes of Internal and International Migration from Chitwan, Nepal

Authors Pratikshya Bohra, DS Massey
Year 2009
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 39
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1 Journal Article

Transnational ethnic networks and the creation of immigrant social capital: A multilevel analysis

Authors Harris Hyun-soo Kim
Year 2013
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL
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2 Journal Article

The Limits to Cumulative Causation: International Migration From Mexican Urban Areas

Authors Elizabeth Fussell, Douglas S. Massey
Year 2004
Journal Name DEMOGRAPHY
Citations (WoS) 118
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3 Journal Article

Strategic Migrant Network Building and Information Sharing: Understanding "Migrant Pioneers' in Canada

Authors Kara Somerville
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 9
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4 Journal Article

Strategic Migrant Network Building and Information Sharing: Understanding "Migrant Pioneers' in Canada

Authors Kara Somerville
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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5 Journal Article

Ethnic Social Capital and Political Participation of Immigrants

Authors Dirk Jacobs, Barbara Herman
Book Title Migrant Capital
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6 Book Chapter

Tourism and immigration - Comparing alternative approaches

Authors L Oigenblick, A Kirschenbaum
Year 2002
Journal Name ANNALS OF TOURISM RESEARCH
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7 Journal Article

Mexican mass labor migration in a not-so changing political economy

Authors Armando Ibarra, Alfredo Carlos
Year 2015
Journal Name ETHNICITIES
Citations (WoS) 1
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8 Journal Article

Shifts in Intergenerational Mobility of Indian Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Authors Meena Chavan, Lucy Taksa
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 1
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9 Journal Article

Social Stigma, Social Capital Reconstruction, and Rural Migrants in Urban China: A Population Health Perspective

Authors Xinguang Chen, Danhua Lin, Xiaoyi Fang, ...
Year 2011
Journal Name HUMAN ORGANIZATION
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10 Journal Article

Shifts in Intergenerational Mobility of Indian Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Authors Meena Chavan, Lucy Taksa
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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11 Journal Article

Ethnic social capital: Individual and group level sources and their economic consequences

Authors Asaf Levanon
Year 2011
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Citations (WoS) 11
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12 Journal Article

A four year (1996-2000) analysis of social capital and health status of Canadians: The difference that love makes

Authors Reza Nakhaie, Robert M. Arnold
Year 2010
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE
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13 Journal Article

Determinants and dynamics of migration to OECD countries in a three-dimensional panel framework

Authors Ilse Ruyssen, Glenn Rayp, Ilse Ruyssen, ...
Year 2014
Journal Name EMPIRICAL ECONOMICS
Citations (WoS) 10
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14 Journal Article

For better, for worse: Life satisfaction consequences of migration

Authors GF De Jong, A Chamratrithirong, QG Tran
Year 2002
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION REVIEW
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15 Journal Article

Immigrant Performance in the Labour Market: The Role of Bonding and Bridging Social Capital

Principal investigator Bram Lancee (Principal Investigator )
Description
"Theoretical background and objectives There is a growing body of research that examines the relation between immigrants’ social capital and their labour market performance. More specifically, the difference between bonding and bridging social capital is addressed. The general conclusion is that social capital, especially that of the bridging type, contributes to a better position on the labour market. However, it is not clear to what extent this relation can be generalized to other European countries, or whether it is rather subject to contextual characteristics. In other words, it is not known to what extent macro-level determinants influence the returns to one’s individual social capital. To date, no cross-national study on the economic returns of immigrants’ social capital exits. The current proposal aims to carry out such a study. Secondly, an ongoing question in integration research is how ethnic minorities perform in the labour market in comparison to the native population. Such relative disadvantages are often referred to as ethnic penalties. Net ethnic penalties signal ethnic inequality and are often interpreted as evidence for discrimination (but see for a discussion Phalet & Heath 2010). Previous work shows that net penalties are considerable, both for the first and subsequent generations. A pressing question in migration studies is how features of the receiving society matter for the incorporation of immigrants and their descendants. This project contributes to the existing literature by empirically testing explanations for cross-national variation in ethnic penalties."
Year 2011
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Remittances in the Republic of Georgia: Correlates, Economic Impact, and Social Capital Formation

Authors TP Gerber, Theodore P. Gerber, Karine Torosyan, ...
Year 2013
Journal Name DEMOGRAPHY
Citations (WoS) 14
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17 Journal Article

An Evaluation of the Legacies of Sporting Mega Events on Social Capital in Greece

Description
This study aims to examine the social legacies of the Olympic Games and other sporting mega events in Greece and more specifically focuses on the impacts and legacies that such events can have on social capital as an important aspect in maintaining a productive and lively society. Roche (1994, p. 1) describes mega events as “short-term events with long-term consequences”. This description points clearly to the economic as well as political, social and cultural motives that persuade cities and countries to bid for the hosting of events such as the Olympic Games. One of the problems of evaluating legacy impacts across a range of dimensions (e.g. social, cultural, health, environmental and economic) is that there is an inevitable pressure to convert these dimensions into a single economic and ‘tangible’ measure to facilitate the evaluation of performance. However, defining ‘legacy’ is problematic especially if conceived as an entirely predictable or measurable set of objectives. Studies on the social impacts and mega events are very limited, while research evidence on mega events and the social impacts in relation to certain activities (such as volunteering) or marginal social groups (such as immigrants) has been even rarer. Especially the impact of sporting mega events in enhancing social capital (e.g. through the development of a sense of place and community pride) is largely unresearched. This project aims to address this absence in the relevant literature and to provide further knowledge through rigorous theory-informed research and scholarship. There are two major research questions: 1) What are the impacts of sporting mega events on social capital? (Positive or negative)/ do they generate short-term or long-term legacies? 2) How sporting mega events affect the social capital of specific groups? a) How volunteering affects individuals? b) To what extent sporting mega events have an impact on the social capital of marginal populations such as immigrants?
Year 2013
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Deporting social capital: Implications for immigrant communities in the United States

Authors Jacqueline Hagan, Nestor Rodriguez, David Leal
Year 2015
Journal Name MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 7
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19 Journal Article

Somali Associations' Trajectories in Italy and Finland: Leaders Building Trust and Finding Legitimisation

Authors Paivi Pirkkalainen, Petra Mezzetti, Matteo Guglielmo
Year 2013
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 3
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20 Journal Article

Die Rolle sozialer Ressourcen bei der Erklärung von ethnischen Bildungsungleichheiten im deutschen Schulsystem

Principal investigator Irena Kogan (Principal Investigator)
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" In dem Projekt wurde der Frage nachgegangen, inwiefern soziale Kontakte den Bildungserfolg und die Lehrstellensuche von Schülern mit und ohne Migrationshintergrund beeinflussen. Es wurde sowohl die soziale als auch die ethnische Zusammensetzung der Netzwerke von Schülern und von ihren Müttern berücksichtigt. Um sich der Frage theoretisch anzunähern, welche Effekte soziale Netzwerke auf den strukturellen Erfolg von Akteuren haben sollten, wurde auf das Konzept des Sozialkapitals zurückgegriffen. Hinsichtlich möglicher Auswirkungen der ethnischen Zusammensetzung von Migrantennetzwerken wurde zudem auf gängige Assimilationstheorien eingegangen und es wurde eine Verbindung zwischen ihnen und dem Sozialkapitalkonzept hergestellt.Für die empirischen Analysen wurden Daten aus dem Projekt „Kinder und Jugendliche aus Zuwandererfamilien im deutschen und israelischen Bildungssystem“ verwendet. Es zeigt sich, dass sowohl die soziale als auch die migrantenspezifische Netzwerkzusammensetzung Auswirkungen auf den Bildungserfolg haben, wobei sich der Einfluss allerdings durch unterschiedliche Mechanismen ergibt. Hinsichtlich der sozialen Netzwerkzusammensetzung sprechen die Ergebnisse dafür, dass sich diese weniger auf die Leistungen der Schüler, als vielmehr auf ihre Leistungsbereitschaft sowie die Bildungswünsche, Bildungserwartungen und Bildungsentscheidungen auswirkt. Netzwerke von Migranten, in denen sich überwiegend Personen der eigenen Ethnie befinden bzw. in denen vorwiegend die Herkunftssprache gesprochen wird, haben hingegen negative Auswirkungen auf die schulischen Leistungen der Schüler während die Aspirationen und Bildungsentscheidungen nicht substanziell beeinflusst werden. Die Analysen weisen darauf hin, dass Bildungsungleichheiten unter anderem auf eine unterschiedliche Sozialkapitalausstattung der Akteure zurückzuführen sind. Die grundlegenden Zusammenhänge gelten sowohl für die Netzwerke der Schüler als auch für die Netzwerke ihrer Mütter. Im Gegensatz hierzu haben lediglich die Netzwerke der Mütter Auswirkungen auf den Erfolg der Lehrstellensuche, wobei der Umfang und die soziale Zusammensetzung der Netzwerke von zentraler Bedeutung sind. Die Jugendlichen selbst scheinen noch nicht über substanziell hilfreiche soziale Kontakte für die Lehrstellensuche zu verfügen.Insgesamt konnte in dem Projekt ein umfassender Überblick darüber erlangt werden, welche Auswirkungen verschiedene Eigenschaften von Schüler- und von Mütternetzwerken auf unterschiedliche Determinanten des Bildungserfolgs und beim Übergang in das Berufsausbildungssystem haben."
Year 2010
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Associational Involvement, Social Capital and the Political Participation of Ethno-Religious Minorities: The Case of Muslims in Switzerland

Authors M Giugni, Noemi Michel, Matteo Gianni
Year 2014
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 5
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22 Journal Article

Migration, human capital and social capital: lessons for the EU neighbouring countries

Authors M Beenstock, Raul Ramos, Jordi Surinach
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANPOWER
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23 Journal Article

Migrant poverty and social capital: The impact of intra- and interethnic contacts

Authors Boris Heizmann, Petra Boehnke
Year 2016
Journal Name RESEARCH IN SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND MOBILITY
Citations (WoS) 4
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24 Journal Article

Individual and neighbourhood determinants of social participation and social capital: a multilevel analysis of the city of Malmo, Sweden

Authors M Lindstrom, Juan Merlo, PO Ostergren
Year 2002
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE
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25 Journal Article

Ethnic Communities and School Performance among the New Second Generation in the United States: Testing the Theory of Segmented Assimilation

Authors Clemens Kroneberg
Year 2008
Journal Name ANNALS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
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26 Journal Article

Psychosocial work conditions, social participation and social capital: A causal pathway investigated in a longitudinal study

Authors M Lindstrom,
Year 2006
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE
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27 Journal Article

Luanda - Holanda: Irregular Migration from Angola to the Netherlands

Authors Joris van Wijk
Year 2010
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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28 Journal Article

Violence, Networks, and International Migration from Colombia

Authors Adriana Carolina Silva, DS Massey
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 5
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29 Journal Article

Political Opportunities, Social Capital and the Political Inclusion of Immigrants in European Cities

Authors Marco Giugni, Laura Morales
Book Title Social Capital, Political Participation and Migration in Europe
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30 Book Chapter

Salvadoran economic transnationalism: embedded strategies for household maintenance, immigrant incorporation, and entrepreneurial expansion

Authors Patricia Landolt
Year 2001
Journal Name GLOBAL NETWORKS-A JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Citations (WoS) 109
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31 Journal Article

Antecedents of Trust among Citizens and Non-citizens in Qatar

Authors Abdoulaye Diop, Jill Wittrock, Ashley E. Jardina, ...
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND INTEGRATION
Citations (WoS) 1
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32 Journal Article

Antecedents of Trust among Citizens and Non-citizens in Qatar

Authors Abdoulaye Diop, Jill Wittrock, Ashley E. Jardina, ...
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND INTEGRATION
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33 Journal Article

Violence, Networks, and International Migration from Colombia

Authors Adriana Carolina Silva, DS MASSEY
Year 2015
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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34 Journal Article

Social Remittances and the Impact of Temporary Migration on an EU Sending Country: The Case of Poland

Authors Izabela Grabowska, Godfried Engbersen
Year 2016
Journal Name Central and Eastern European Migration Review
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35 Journal Article

INTerEthnic Relationships in contemporAry CommuniTies: How does ethnoracial diversity affect in- and out-group trust, solidarity, and cooperation

Description
The increasingly multiethnic nature of modern societies has spurred academic interest in the consequences of diversity. Recent scholarship has linked ethnoracial diversity to undesirable collective outcomes, e.g., low levels of trust, civic engagement, and social capital. These findings have important policy implications, in part because they resonate with public anxieties about immigration, residential integration, and the role of the welfare state. The proposed research will investigate the micro-mechanisms through which contact promotes or impedes solidarity and cooperation in diverse communities. More generally, this research moves beyond communitarian conceptions of social capital to understand the building blocks of solidarity in contemporary, diverse societies. To investigate the micro-level dynamics that link intergroup contact to solidarity and cooperation, this project takes an innovative field-experimental approach, which moves beyond observational data. In particular, the project uses lab-in-the-field experimental games to assess the dispositional mechanisms – such as generalized altruism, group solidarity, reciprocity, and sanctioning – that bring about solidarity and cooperation in various group settings. This revised version of the proposal addresses all the panel observations and implements changes accordingly. First, I have limited the research to project 3 (P3), and cut projects 1 (P1) and 2 (P2). Second, the duration of the project has been reduced to 48 months. Third, all expenses related to P1 and P2 have been cut.
Year 2015
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Conflict potential and social capital construction: a case study of a transmigrant village in East Kalimantan

Authors Sukapti Wartiharjono
Year 2017
Journal Name MASYARAKAT KEBUDAYAAN DAN POLITIK
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37 Journal Article

What drives Senegalese migration to Europe? The role of economic restructuring, labor demand, and the multiplier effect of networks

Authors Pau Baizán, Amparo González-Ferrer
Year 2016
Journal Name Demographic Research
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38 Journal Article

Rural livelihoods and access to natural capital: Differences between migrants and non-migrants in Madagascar

Authors Raphael J. Nawrotzki, LM Hunter, Thomas W. Dickinson
Year 2012
Journal Name DEMOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
Citations (WoS) 17
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39 Journal Article

Is it Push or Pull? Recent Evidence from Migration into Bangalore, India

Authors Kala Seetharam Sridhar, A. Venugopala Reddy, Pavan Srinath
Year 2012
Journal Name JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND INTEGRATION
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40 Journal Article

Untangling the Roots of Tolerance How Forms of Social Capital Shape Attitudes Toward Ethnic Minorities and Immigrants

Authors Rochelle R. Cote, BH ERICKSON
Year 2009
Journal Name AMERICAN BEHAVIORAL SCIENTIST
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41 Journal Article

From Lahures to Global Cooks: Network Migration from the Western Hills of Nepal to Japan

Authors Dipesh Kharel
Year 2016
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE JAPAN JOURNAL
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42 Journal Article

Charakterystyka migrantów powracających do Polski oraz ich aktywność zawodowa na rodzimym rynku pracy

Authors Marta Anacka, Agnieszka Fihel
Year 2013
Journal Name Studia Migracyjne - Przegląd Polonijny
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43 Journal Article

The Duration of Migration Decision-Making: Moving to Israel from North America

Authors Karin Amit, Ilan Riss
Year 2013
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 5
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44 Journal Article

Integration of humanitarian migrants into the host country labour market: evidence from Australia

Authors Isaure Delaporte, Matloob Piracha
Year 2018
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
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45 Journal Article

Dynamic Migration Intentions and the Impact of Socio-Institutional Environments: A Transit Migration Hub in Turkey

Authors Marieke Wissink, Franck Düvell, Anouka van Eerdewijk
Year 2013
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 17
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46 Journal Article

Crossing Borders, Crossing Seas: The Philippines, Gender and the Bounding of Cumulative Causation

Authors Peter Loebach, K Korinek
Year 2016
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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47 Journal Article

Crossing Borders, Crossing Seas: The Philippines, Gender and the Bounding of Cumulative Causation

Authors Peter Loebach, K Korinek
Year 2016
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 3
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48 Journal Article

Beyond Networks: Transatlantic Immigration and Wealth in Late Colonial Mexico City

Authors Hillel Eyal
Year 2015
Journal Name JOURNAL OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
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49 Journal Article

Znaczenie migracji zagranicznych w rozwoju regionalnym

Principal investigator Brygida Solga ()
Description
Migracje zagraniczne i ich wielowymiarowe skutki stają się istotnym komponentem rozwoju w coraz większej liczbie regionów w Polsce. W sensie pozytywnym bądź negatywnym oraz w sposób bezpośredni lub pośredni oddziałują na podstawowe czynniki ich rozwoju, tj. na kapitał ludzki, społeczny oraz finansowy. Ocena tego oddziaływania jest jednak wysoce ambiwalentna (por. ramka 1), aczkolwiek wyniki prezentowanych badań silniej potwierdzają obawy, a w mniejszym stopniu wskazują na szanse, jakie z procesem emigracji wiążą regiony wysyłające. Odpływ migracyjny ogranicza możliwości wykorzystania kapitału ludzkiego i tym samym wyhamowuje dynamikę regionalnej gospodarki. Jednakże emigranci mogą też pozytywnie wpłynąć na możliwości rozwojowe regionu, gdy wykorzystają zdobyte za granicą wiedzę i umiejętności do budowania jego przewagi konkurencyjnej. Kapitał społeczny jest trudno kwantyfikowalny, jednak migracje z pewnością mają wpływ na podstawowe jego kategorie, a mianowicie zarówno na aktywność społeczną, jak i przedsiębiorczość. W pierwszym przypadku znacznie ograniczają regionalny potencjał w tym zakresie, w drugim również, chyba że wzbogacony za granicą kapitał migrantów stanie się cennym źródłem regionalnej innowacyjności po ich powrocie do regionu. Również kapitał finansowy jest niezbędny w procesie rozwoju gospodarczego, a stopień jego wykorzystania w regionie określają m.in. dochody ludności oraz samorządów terytorialnych. Dzięki pracy za granicą dochody mieszkańców mogą się istotnie zwiększyć. Przeznaczane na konsumpcję zwiększają w efekcie popyt wewnętrzny w regionie oraz podnoszą możliwości realizacji nowych inwestycji. Z drugiej jednak strony, jeśli kapitał finansowy analizować w aspekcie sytuacji finansowej samorządów terytorialnych, to odpływ pracowników może oznaczać wymierną utratę dochodów z podatków oraz, w najgorszym wypadku, utratę środków zainwestowanych w wykształcenie i wyszkolenie wykwalifikowanych pracowników.
Year 2011
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50 Project

Just a Matter of Time? The Ways in Which the Children of Immigrants become Similar (or not) to Italians

Authors Giuseppe Gabrielli, Gianpiero Dalla-Zuanna, Anna Paterno
Year 2013
Journal Name JOURNAL OF ETHNIC AND MIGRATION STUDIES
Citations (WoS) 5
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51 Journal Article

Network strategies of nineteenth century Hesse-Cassel emigrants

Authors Simone A. Wegge
Year 2008
Journal Name HISTORY OF THE FAMILY
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52 Journal Article

Immigrant Entrepreneurship and the Opportunity Structure of the International Education Industry in Vancouver and Toronto

Authors Min-Jung Kwak
Year 2013
Journal Name ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL
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53 Journal Article

Mobility: A Practice or a Capital?

Authors Joëlle Moret
Book Title European Somalis' Post-Migration Movements
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54 Book Chapter

Mexican Adolescent Migration to the United States and Transitions to Adulthood

Authors R Zenteno, Silvia E. Giorguli, Edith Gutierrez
Year 2013
Journal Name ANNALS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
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55 Journal Article

The Cumulative Causation of International Migration in Latin America

Authors Elizabeth Fussell
Year 2010
Journal Name ANNALS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE
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56 Journal Article

The Impact of Migration on the First Nations Community Well-Being Index

Authors Martin Cooke, Erin O'Sullivan
Year 2015
Journal Name SOCIAL INDICATORS RESEARCH
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58 Journal Article

TEMPORARY MIGRATION AND THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF STRATEGY

Authors Gary G. Hamilton
Year 1985
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
Citations (WoS) 7
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59 Journal Article

Peaceful Returns: Reversing Ethnic Cleansing after the Bosnian War

Authors Djordje Stefanovic, Neophytos Loizides
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 3
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60 Journal Article

Immigrant Entrepreneurship and the Opportunity Structure of the International Education Industry in Vancouver and Toronto

Authors Min-Jung Kwak
Year 2013
Journal Name ASIAN AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL
Citations (WoS) 1
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61 Journal Article

Peaceful Returns: Reversing Ethnic Cleansing after the Bosnian War

Authors Djordje Stefanovic, Neophytos Loizides
Year 2017
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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62 Journal Article

Bildungserwerb mit Migrationshintergrund im Lebenslauf

Principal investigator Frank Kalter (Principal Investigator), Cornelia Kristen (Principal Investigator), Petra Stanat (Principal Investigator)
Description
Das Projekt ist Teil der sogenannten Säule 4 "Bildungswerb mit Migrationshintergrund im Lebensverlauf" des Nationalen Bildungspanels (NEPS). Ergänzend zu anderen NEPS-Schwerpunkten werden die Probleme spezifisch ethnischer Bildungsungleichheit und deren Verschränkung mit allgemeinen Mechanismen sozialer Bildungsungleichheit untersucht. Zahlreiche Studien zeigen, dass Schüler mit Migrationshintergrund oftmals ungünstigere Bildungsverläufe, niedrigere schulische Kompetenzen sowie geringere Bildungsrenditen vorweisen als Gleichaltrige ohne Migrationshintergrund. Zwar konnten im Rahmen einzelner Untersuchungen bereits eine Reihe von Hypothesen und Mechanismen formuliert und erste Erklärungen dieser Unterschiede gegeben werden, für die Überprüfung zahlreicher Hypothesen fehlen bislang jedoch geeignete Daten. Das Projekt soll als Teil des NEPS zur Schließung dieser Lücke beitragen. Von der Arbeitsgruppe am MZES werden dafür Messinstrumente zu ethnischen Ressourcen und kulturellen Orientierungen entwickelt, v.a. zu Sozialem Kapital und Segmentierter Assimilation sowie Identität, Akkulturation, Religiosität und Transnationalismus. Die entwickelten Instrumente werden in verschiedenen NEPS-Teilstudien eingesetzt.
Year 2008
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63 Project

Ethnic Diversity and Social Cohesion in Germany

Principal investigator Bram Lancee (Principal Investigator)
Description
"After more than half a century of mass immigration to Europe, the consequences of increasing ethnic diversity in Europe are far from clear. More specifically, one of the prominent questions on today’s research agenda is how ethnic diversity affects social cohesion and attitudes towards immigrants. This project aims to contribute to answering this question. Recently, ample attention has been paid to the relation between ethnic diversity and social cohesion in the neighbourhood. Putnam (2007), for example, claims that in the short run, immigration and ethnic diversity tend to reduce solidarity and social capital. Several scholars report that ethnic diversity affects social cohesion (Lancee & Dronkers 2011; Letki 2008; Tolsma, Van der Meer & Gesthuizen 2009; Putnam 2007; Gijsberts, van der Meer & Dagevos 2011; Alesina & La Ferrara 2000)and attitudes towards immigrants (Schlueter & Scheepers 2010; Pettigrew & Tropp 2006). To date, little longitudinal research has been done on the relation between ethnic diversity and social cohesion in Germany. The objective of this project is to carry out longitudinal analyses with the German Socio-Economic Panel Survey (GSOEP) and neighbourhood data on the zip code level. In short, I will examine the relation between neighbourhood diversity and indicators of social cohesion and attitudes toward immigration."
Year 2011
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The mediating effect of civic community on social growth: The importance of reciprocity

Authors Timothy C. Brown, Craig J. Forsyth, Emily R. Berthelot
Year 2014
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL
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65 Journal Article

Network Effects in Mexico-US Migration: Disentangling the Underlying Social Mechanisms

Authors F Garip, Asad L. Asad
Year 2016
Journal Name AMERICAN BEHAVIORAL SCIENTIST
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66 Journal Article

TEMPORARY MIGRATION AND THE INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF STRATEGY

Authors Gary G. Hamilton
Year 1985
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
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67 Journal Article

A study on undocumented migrant workers in the Dutch household sector

Authors Masood Gheasi, P Nijkamp, P Rietveld
Year 2014
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANPOWER
Citations (WoS) 3
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68 Journal Article

Networks Versus Need: Drivers of Urban Out-Migration in the Brazilian Amazon

Authors Heather F. Randell, LK VanWey
Year 2014
Journal Name POPULATION RESEARCH AND POLICY REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 8
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69 Journal Article

Reduced migration under climate change: evidence from Malawi using an aspirations and capabilities framework

Authors Natalie Suckall, EDG Fraser, Piers Forster
Year 2017
Journal Name CLIMATE AND DEVELOPMENT
Citations (WoS) 5
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70 Journal Article

Migration Mechanisms of the Middle Range: On the Concept of Reverse Cumulative Causation

Authors Erik Snel, Godfried Engbersen, Alina Esteves
Book Title Beyond Networks
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71 Book Chapter

Do second-generation Turkish migrants in Germany assimilate into the middle class?

Authors Joerg Hartmann
Year 2016
Journal Name ETHNICITIES
Citations (WoS) 3
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72 Journal Article

Settler skills and colonial development: the Huguenot wine-makers in eighteenth-century Dutch South Africa

Authors Johan Fourie, Dieter von Fintel
Year 2014
Journal Name ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW
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73 Journal Article

Emigration Rates From Sample Surveys: An Application to Senegal

Authors F Willekens, Sabine Zinn, Matthias Leuchter
Year 2017
Journal Name DEMOGRAPHY
Citations (WoS) 2
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74 Journal Article

Reduced migration under climate change: evidence from Malawi using an aspirations and capabilities framework

Authors Natalie Suckall, EDG Fraser, Piers Forster
Year 2017
Journal Name CLIMATE AND DEVELOPMENT
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75 Journal Article

Migration and HIV prevention programmes: linking structural factors, culture, and individual behaviour - an Israeli experience

Authors Soskolne, RA Shtarkshall
Year 2002
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE
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76 Journal Article

Labor Skills and Regional Performance in Mexico

Authors Branden R. Rodriguez, Enrique Leonardo Kato Vidal
Year 2019
Journal Name ECONOMIA SOCIEDAD Y TERRITORIO
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77 Journal Article

Emigration Rates From Sample Surveys: An Application to Senegal

Authors F Willekens, Sabine Zinn, Matthias Leuchter
Year 2017
Journal Name DEMOGRAPHY
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78 Journal Article

A Missing Element in Migration Theories

Authors DS Massey
Year 2015
Journal Name MIGRATION LETTERS
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79 Journal Article

Now there is no land: a story of ethnic migration in a protected area landscape in western Uganda

Authors Joel Hartter, Sadie J. Ryan, Colin A. Chapman, ...
Year 2015
Journal Name POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENT
Citations (WoS) 18
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80 Journal Article

Gender and migration from Albania

Authors Guy Stecklov, Calogero Carletto, Carlo Azzarri, ...
Year 2010
Journal Name DEMOGRAPHY
Citations (WoS) 18
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81 Journal Article

Transnationalism as a Research Paradigm and Its Relevance for Integration

Authors Liza Mügge
Book Title Integration Processes and Policies in Europe
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82 Book Chapter

The missing bridge: How immigrant networks keep Americans out of dirty jobs

Authors Philip L. Martin
Year 1993
Journal Name POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENT
Citations (WoS) 8
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83 Journal Article

International migration and gender in Latin America: A comparative analysis

Authors DS MASSEY, MJ Fischer, C Capoferro
Year 2006
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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84 Journal Article

UWT: Undocumented Worker Transitions: Compiling evidence concerning the boundaries and processes of change in the status and work of undocumented workers in Europe

Description
The Undocumented Worker Transitions (UWT) project will document the factors that underlie migration flows, illegal and legal, focusing on undocumented migrants and under-documented migrants, whose migration status limits or prevents their working. The link between work and migration flows is at its heart: what knowledge such migrants have of their host labour markets, how they find work, what work they do, what transitions between different jobs and statuses take place and what impact their working arrangements and migration have more generally both in the host country and in their countries of origin. Recognising that gender, age and ethnicity are key factors in understanding migrant and refugee flows, UWT will analyse migration and work trajectories in a differentiated way to better understand the process. The ethical issues are considerable and the project will guarantee its interviewees complete anonymity while ensuring that researchers' personal safety is not compromised. Its purpose is to deepen understanding and awareness of contemporary migration flows and to present clear choices to policymakers, not to provide an assessment of the efficacy of policing. Our objectives are as follows: to give more reliable estimates of migration and refugee flows into the EU; to deepen understanding of the impact of migration flows on EU labour markets; to theorise the relationship between the presence of 'informal' or 'shadow' industry labour markets and migration flows; to map and model migrant and refugee pathways in to and within the EU; to deepen knowledge of how legal status interacts with migrant labour market positions; to deepen understanding of the impact of migration flows on countries of origin; to test key theories concerning human capital and social capital in relation to migration; and to explore the particular consequences of migration for women workers, including trafficked workers. At the core are in-depth interviews with 210 migrant and refugee workers.
Year 2007
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85 Project

International migration and gender in Latin America: A comparative analysis

Authors DS Massey, MJ Fischer, C Capoferro
Year 2006
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 51
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86 Journal Article

Increasing Migration, Diverging Communities: Changing Character of Migrant Streams in Rural Thailand

Authors Filiz Garip, Sara Curran
Year 2010
Journal Name POPULATION RESEARCH AND POLICY REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 8
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88 Journal Article

"The Invisible Politics of Religion: Catholicism, Third Sector and Territory in Southern Europe"

Description
'This research project aims at contributing to the debate over religion and politics in the EU by considering the role played by Catholicism in shaping civil society mobilizations in Southern European regions. The underlying theoretical issues of this project do refer to the classical debates about a) the weberian perspective on the elective affinities between religious ethics, economic and politics; b) the role of culture and social capital in the regional economic development; c) the neo-institutionalist debates about the interaction between the EU, state, substate public authorities and civil society actors. The project will focus on the Catholic third sector. Empirical support will be taken from fieldwork research carried out in three Southern European regions: the Basque Autonomous Community (Spain), Aquitaine (France) and Emilia-Romagna (Italy). Overall hypothesis: despite the institutional and societal decline of Catholicism, religious actors do have not renounced to interfere in public debates. Rather, they have renewed their repertoire of action when becoming civil society actors among others in a pluralistic environment. Far from being confined to the private sphere, religion still plays a significant role in the European public sphere, either as an identity resource, an ethical reference or a ritual provider. As an ethical reference, Catholicism may bias civil society mobilisations towards more caring and community-oriented dynamics and outcomes. As an organization, the Catholic Church defends both general causes and its own interests, and is involved in territorial governance networks associating civil society actors, private bodies and public authorities. This hypothesis will be tested through three case-studies: a) Historical legacy: Catholicism and the emergence of territorial social economies; b) The Catholic third sector and the issue of immigration; c) The Catholic third sector’s mediation in ethnonational conflicts.'
Year 2012
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90 Project

Community cohesion without parallel lives in Bradford

Authors Yunas Samad
Year 2013
Journal Name PATTERNS OF PREJUDICE
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91 Journal Article

Community cohesion without parallel lives in Bradford

Authors Yunas Samad
Year 2013
Journal Name PATTERNS OF PREJUDICE
Citations (WoS) 4
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92 Journal Article

Contextualizing Vocabularies of Motive in International Migration: The Case of Taiwanese in the United States

Authors Chien-Juh Gu
Year 2014
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
Citations (WoS) 1
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93 Journal Article

Contextualizing Vocabularies of Motive in International Migration: The Case of Taiwanese in the United States

Authors Chien-Juh Gu
Year 2014
Journal Name INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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94 Journal Article

The determinants of international migration: A theoretical and empirical assessment of policy, origin and destination effects

Description
The main question of this research project is: how do migration policies of receiving and sending states affect the size, direction and nature of international migration to wealthy countries? The effectiveness of migration policies has been widely contested in the face of their apparent failure to steer immigration and their many unintended, perverse effects. Due to fundamental conceptual and methodological flaws, most empirical evidence has remained largely descriptive and biased by omitting crucial sending country and policy variables. This project answers this question by embedding the systematic empirical analysis of policy effects into a comprehensive theoretical framework of the macro and meso-level forces driving international migration to and from wealthy countries. This is achieved by linking separately evolved migration theories focusing on either sending or receiving countries and integrating them with theories on the internal dynamics of migration processes. A systematic review and categorisation of receiving and sending country migration policies will provide an improved operationalisation of policy variables. Subsequently, this framework will be subjected to quantitative empirical tests drawing on gross and bilateral (country-to-country) migration flow data, with a particular focus on Europe. Methodologically, this project is groundbreaking by introducing a longitudinal, double comparative approach by studying migration flows of multiple origin groups to multiple destination countries. This design enables a unique, simultaneous analysis of origin and destination country, network and policy effects. Theoretically, this research project is innovative by going beyond simple push-pull and equilibrium models and linking sending and receiving side, and economic and non-economic migration theory. This project is policy-relevant by improving insight in the way policies shape migration processes in their interaction with other migration determinants
Year 2010
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95 Project

DEMIG: The determinants of international migration: A theoretical and empirical assessment of policy, origin and destination effects

Description
The main question of this research project is: how do migration policies of receiving and sending states affect the size, direction and nature of international migration to wealthy countries? The effectiveness of migration policies has been widely contested in the face of their apparent failure to steer immigration and their many unintended, perverse effects. Due to fundamental conceptual and methodological flaws, most empirical evidence has remained largely descriptive and biased by omitting crucial sending country and policy variables. This project answers this question by embedding the systematic empirical analysis of policy effects into a comprehensive theoretical framework of the macro and meso-level forces driving international migration to and from wealthy countries. This is achieved by linking separately evolved migration theories focusing on either sending or receiving countries and integrating them with theories on the internal dynamics of migration processes. A systematic review and categorisation of receiving and sending country migration policies will provide an improved operationalisation of policy variables. Subsequently, this framework will be subjected to quantitative empirical tests drawing on gross and bilateral (country-to-country) migration flow data, with a particular focus on Europe. Methodologically, this project is groundbreaking by introducing a longitudinal, double comparative approach by studying migration flows of multiple origin groups to multiple destination countries. This design enables a unique, simultaneous analysis of origin and destination country, network and policy effects. Theoretically, this research project is innovative by going beyond simple push-pull and equilibrium models and linking sending and receiving side, and economic and non-economic migration theory. This project is policy-relevant by improving insight in the way policies shape migration processes in their interaction with other migration determinants
Year 2010
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96 Project

Causality Chains in the International Migration Systems Approach

Authors Roel Jennissen
Year 2007
Journal Name POPULATION RESEARCH AND POLICY REVIEW
Citations (WoS) 29
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97 Journal Article

Power and Counter Power in Europe. The Transnational Structuring of Social Spaces and Social Fields

Authors Susanne Pernicka, Christian Lahusen
Year 2018
Journal Name OSTERREICHISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT FUER SOZIOLOGIE
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98 Journal Article

Power and Counter Power in Europe. The Transnational Structuring of Social Spaces and Social Fields

Authors Susanne Pernicka, Christian Lahusen
Year 2018
Journal Name OSTERREICHISCHE ZEITSCHRIFT FUER SOZIOLOGIE
Citations (WoS) 1
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99 Journal Article

Ancestral Return Migration and Second-Generation Greeks in Italy

Authors Andrea Pelliccia
Year 2017
Journal Name JOURNAL OF MODERN GREEK STUDIES
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100 Journal Article
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