The Migration-Development Nexus

A Transnational Perspective

  • Thomas Faist
  • Margit Fauser
  • Peter Kivisto

Part of the Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship Series book series (MDC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. The Migration–Development Nexus: Toward a Transnational Perspective

  3. Paradigms — Methodological and Conceptual

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Nina Glick Schiller
      Pages 29-56
  4. Organizations, Networks and States

  5. Outlook

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 225-228

About this book


This book examines current policy discussions around the migration-development nexus and subjects them to rigorous conceptual and empirical criticism through a transnational lens, placing the current re-discovery of migrants as agents of development nexus into theoretical and historical perspective.


conflict economy migration Nation organization Policy political economy sociology Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Faist
    • 1
  • Margit Fauser
    • 1
  • Peter Kivisto
    • 2
  1. 1.Bielefeld UniversityGermany
  2. 2.Augustana CollegeUSA

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