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Transnational Movements

Davies, T. R. ORCID: 0000-0003-1047-9628 (2018). Transnational Movements. In: Ritzer, G. & Rojek, C. (Eds.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. . Oxford, UK: Blackwell.


After introducing the long history of transnational movements, this article provides an overview of some of the principal transnational structures and processes of transnational movements, as well as their impacts on governments, intergovernmental organizations, and corporations. The diversity of transnational movements and their influence is emphasised, as is their significance across regional contexts. The analysis considers the latest transformations in transnational movements, and concludes with discussion of significant challenges confronting these movements in the twenty-first century.

Publication Type: Book Section
Additional Information: ©Wiley-Blackwell, 2018.
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Departments: School of Policy & Global Affairs > International Politics
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