Transnational Migration

In their article “Africa <> Europe: A Double Engagement”, Ralph Grillo and Valentina Mazzucato bring a contribution to the literature about contemporary migration of Sub-Saharan Africans as migrants or refugees in Europe with a focus on the various aspects of the continuous and simultaneous relationships these migrants keep with people at their places of origin, … More Transnational Migration

The importance of continued social relations in conceptualizing migration

Conventionally, migration is defined as a “change of usual residence of sufficient distance and duration to disrupt everyday social relationships” (Brown 2009:21). This definition limits the migration phenomenon only to a collective or individual shift from one place to another at a given time. Nevertheless, in his examination of the determinants and effects of migration … More The importance of continued social relations in conceptualizing migration