Opportunity Structures in Diaspora Relations: Comparisons in Contemporary Multilevel Politics of Diaspora and Transnational Identity
AuthorButler, Kim D.
Douglass, William A.
Laguerre, Michel S.
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Treats the main characteristics and organizational structures of contemporary ethno-national diasporas.
Treats the main characteristics and organizational structures of contemporary ethno-national diasporas, and how their relationships with their homeland and host-society communities might develop; communal strategies and tactics used by diasporas, and how effective they are at influencing the foreign policy of central governments; opportunity structures for diasporas in the postmodern and trans-state social, economic, and political systems; and ways diaspora activities and ethno-national identity maintenance in general, influence social and political security issues both domestically and in foreign policy.