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ERIC Number: EJ583050
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0197-9183
Social Remittances: Migration Driven, Local-Level Forms of Cultural Diffusion.
Levitt, Peggy
International Migration Review, v 32 n4 p926-48 Win 1998
Defines social remittance as ideas, behaviors, identities, and social capital that flow from receiving, to sending countries. Shows how these ideas are remolded in receiving countries, the mechanisms by which they are sent back, and the role they play in transforming sending-country social and political life. (MMU)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Dominican Republic; Massachusetts (Boston)