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Containing the challenge of transnational networking from below: post-9/11 initiatives ; paper presented at the conference on 'Transnationalisation and Development(s): Towards a North-South Perspective', Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld, Germany, May 31 - June 01, 2007

Die Eindämmung der Gefahren des transnationalen Networking von unten : Initiativen nach dem 11. September
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Ballard, Roger

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Corporate Editor Universität Bielefeld, Fak. für Soziologie, Centre on Migration, Citizenship and Development (COMCAD)
Abstract Contents: Introduction; Global labour markets; Antecedents: migration and industrial development; The beginnings of globalisation from below; Chain migration and the dynamics of South/North escalators; Global transgressors: transnational networks ‘from below’; 9/11 and its consequences; Migration and economic development; Migrant self-help: Transnational networks and coalitions of reciprocity; Countervailing initiatives to constrain the transgressors; Moneylaundering; Hawala hits the headlines; Globalisation from above: efforts to constrain the operation of informal value transfer systems; Practical consequences; Efforts by the World Bank and DFID to ‘assist’ the poor; Current efforts to control the onrush of globalisation; The benefits of globalisation: now you see them – and now you don’t; Bibliography
Keywords migrant; migration; migration policy; migration potential; immigration; immigration policy; immigration country; control; network; network society; social network; labor migration; terrorism; combating poverty
Classification Migration, Sociology of Migration; Peace and Conflict Research, International Conflicts, Security Policy
Method descriptive study
Document language English
Publication Year 2007
City Bielefeld
Page/Pages 41 p.
Series COMCAD Working Papers, 26
Status Published Version
Licence Deposit Licence - No Redistribution, No Modifications
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