Transnational Africa and Globalization

Transnational Africa and Globalization

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The dawn of neoliberal rationality in Africa in the 1980s coincided with a massive exodus of skilled Africans to the global North. Moving beyond the 'push and pull' framework that has dominated studies of this phenomenon, this collection instead looks at African transnational migrations against the backdrop of rapid and intensifying globalization. In doing so, it explores a dimension usually neglected in most accountsa€”the ways in which transnationalism as a whole is largely a function of the remarkable adaptability and innovation of actual migrants.Eds. Barbara Merz, Lincoln Chen, and Peter Geithner. ... inUen/PDFiFiles/benin/ RemittancesitoiLDCsiBackgroundiPaperiEnglish.pdf (accessed May 7, 2011). ... ( New York: Oxford University Press, 1998). .... a€œImmigrant Voices in Cyberspace: Spinning Continental and Diaspora Africans Into the World Wide Web, a€ inanbsp;...

Title:Transnational Africa and Globalization
Author:Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome, Olufemi Vaughan
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2012-01-15


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