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Sending Country Policies
Østergaard-Nielsen, Eva (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Ciència Política i de Dret Públic)

Publicació: Garcés-Mascareñas, Blanca, Penninx, Rinus (Eds.). Springer, Cham 2016
Resum: This chapter explores the twin central questions of how and why countries of origin reach out to expatriate populations. It first outlines basic concepts and typologies related to sending country policies, focusing particularly on key countries of origin of migrants settled within the European Union. Second, the chapter reviews central explanations for the emergence of sending country policies. However, sending countries do not reach out to their emigrants in equal measure. Differences are therefore examined in the outreach policies of sending countries and in sending countries’ transnational relations with diasporas. The last part of the chapter discusses the nexus between sending country policies and migrant integration in the country of residence. On the basis of existing research, the chapter argues that sending country policies may intersect with migrants' integration in a number of ways. For example, migrant sending countries may seek to strengthen the upward mobility of their expatriate citizens in their place of residence abroad, and they may call for greater protection of migrant workers in precarious labour situations. Little is currently known about how migrants and diasporas respond to these policies and how they are perceived by political actors of countries of residence. This is an area for further study. More analysis is also needed to determine the extent that sending country outreach policies aimed at bonding with and supporting citizens abroad challenge territorial policy sovereignty and the strength of receiving countries in agenda-setting in international cooperation on migration and migrant settlement.
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Llengua: Anglès.
Col·lecció: IMISCOE Research Series
Document: bookPart
Matèria: Migration ; Europe ; Income ; Assimilation ; Turkey
ISBN: 9783319216744
Publicat a: Integration Processes and Policies in Europe, 2016, p. 147-165

Adreça alternativa: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-21674-4_9
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-21674-4_9


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