eBook Transnational Politics and the State, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1135130698
  • ISBN-13: 9781135130695
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

This book examines the influence and relationships between states and migrants in the era of globalization. Using a comparative framework, it examines citizenship legislation which enabled migrants the right to vote from abroad with case studies on Italy, Mexico and Belgium.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Routledge Research in Transnationalism.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Tables.
Abbreviations.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Conceptualizing External Voting.
2: Understanding the Development of External Voting Rights Worldwide: The Legal, Normative, and Sociopolitical Arguments.
3: Mexico: Enfranchising Emigrants under Conditions of Democratic Transition.
4: Italy: Electoral Benefits and the Enfranchisement of Citizens Abroad.
5: Responding to the Call: The Implementation of External Voting and Voter Turnout Abroad.
6: Affinities across Borders: Emigrant Voters and the Formation of Political Opinions Abroad.
7: “Do You Hear Me Now?”: External Voting, Reserved Seats, and Emigrant Power in the Home and Host Societies.
Conclusion.
Appendix A: Methodology.
Appendix B: Interview Details.
Notes.
References.
Index.