publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

Migration and Diaspora in the Age of Information and Communication Technologies

Pedro J. Oiarzabal; Ulf-Dietrich Reips;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Nov 2012
'Migration and the Internet: Social Networking and Diasporas' is an interdisciplinary collection that explores new emerging media and technological networks*developed by individual and family migrants*which help to construct transnational and diasporic communities. Despite the fact that there is an increasing interest in 'migration' and in 'information and communication technology' studies, this Special Issue of JEMS goes beyond mere description of the use and impact of the technology on human mobility. It provides an in-depth analysis of a wide range of dispersed populations*including Albanians, Arabs, Basques, Croatians, Han, Hindus, Kurds, Romanians, Turks, S...
free text keywords: Information and Communications Technology, The Internet, business.industry, business, Information Age, Transnationalism, Diaspora, Sociology, Behavioural sciences, Social science, Social network, Emerging technologies
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