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A voice despite exit: the role of assimilation, emigrant networks, and destination in emigrants' transnational political engagement

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What explains varying levels of emigrant transnational engagement in home-country politics? The well-known difficulties in obtaining migrant profile data and restriction to a few destination countries have resulted in a lack of systematic empirical investigation of this question. We expand nascent efforts to fill this gap by offering a new theoretical framework and novel research design that stress the potential importance of destination characteristics. We argue that the experience and envir...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0010414015600468

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Author
Publisher:
Sage Publisher's website
Journal:
Comparative Political Studies Journal website
Volume:
49
Issue:
1
Pages:
78-114
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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EISSN:
1552-3829
ISSN:
0010-4140
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579197
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uuid:87e26d9c-7d2b-4851-9806-09538da9355b
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pubs:579197
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2015-12-09

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