ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Nuancing ‘Collective Remittance’ Practices in Rural Gujarat

Diasporas Transforming Homelands

This study of a village in North Gujarat is not based on why people migrate nor on why they develop emotional and material stakes in the homeland but rather on the effects and meanings that migration and collective remittances would hold for individuals or groups in places of origin. This search for meanings would entail an understanding of the values, structures and expectations that inhere in acts of giving.

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