ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Towards an Emigration Study: A South Perspective

Transnationalism literature focuses on the migration process itself rather than broader social changes of the sending society. While it is almost 'natural' for immigration research to link migration to larger issues of the receiving society such as employment, cultural coherence and political solidarity, emigration is rarely examined in relation to the sending society's welfare. An emigration study would call for a rethinking of the discourse of the rights of migrants in relation to the right to migrate.

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