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BRILL EJEAS 8.2 (2009) 2I5-243 European Journal of East Asian Studies www.brill.nl/ejea Temporary Migration and Political Remittances: the role of organisational networks in the transnationalisation of human rights Nicola Piper Swansea University N.Piper@swansea.ac.uk Abstract The starting

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-guided empirical studies on the subject are urgently needed. Keywords Migration; Democratisation; Norm Diffusion; Transnationalism; Political Remittances. © Koninklijke Brill NY, LeiJen, 2009 DOl: 10. !!63/156805809X!255332656955! 162 Jurgen Ruland, Christl Kesslerand Stefim Rother / EJEAS 8.2 (2009)I6I-I79

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, while adding: 'But that is another story.'3 The goal of this article is to contribute a hitherto neglected side to this emerging story. In recent years, there has been increasing scholarly attention paid to factors like 'social remittances' or 'political remittances', which Levitt has defined as 'the

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Political Remittances: the role of organisational networks in the transnationalisation of human rights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215 STEFANROTHER,Changed in Migration? Philippine Return Migrants and (Un

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International Migration? Explorative Thoughts on a Novel Research Agenda.............................. 161 CHRISTLKESSLER,Democratic Citizenship and Labour Migration in East Asia. Mapping Fields of Enquiry .. . .. .. . .. .. . .. .. . .. .. . .. .. . .. . 181 NICOLAPIPER, Temporary Migration and Political

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her personal editorial statement, Tanja Müller also asks attention for “political diaspora in a broad sense”: on the one hand political remittances and diasporic political entrepreneurs, and on the other hand emerging forms of ‘transnational lived citizenship’ often situated in everyday practices of

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the understanding of political diaspora in a broad sense, both theoretically and geographically. Theoretically, this would imply for example a different conceptualisation of what is usually discussed as political remittances ‘sent’ by diasporic political entrepreneurs, and put a particular focus on

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transnationalism, have also highlighted the significance of social and political remittances. 32 Central to the economic, social and political remittances are migrant collectives: groups of individuals who identify themselves in their relationship to the experience and history of cross-border mobility, alongside

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? How can the idea of political remittances be conceptualised and integrated in democrati- sation research? To summarise, research on democratisation should consider the influence of struggles for the social, liberal and political rights of migrants. Analysing the opportuni ty structures of such

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, Boston : Little, Brown . Kessler & Rother (2016), Democratization through migration?: political remittances and participation of Philippine return migrants , Lanham (MA) : Lexington Books . King D.S. ( 2000 ), Making Americans: immigration, race and the diverse democracy , Cambridge (MA

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