The temporal, social, spatial, and legal dimensions of return and onward migration
Article first published online: 2 MAR 2011
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Population, Space and Place
Special Issue: Return and Onward Migration
Volume 17, Issue 2, pages 131–139, March/April 2011
How to Cite
Jeffery, L. and Murison, J. (2011), The temporal, social, spatial, and legal dimensions of return and onward migration. Popul. Space Place, 17: 131–139. doi: 10.1002/psp.606
- Issue published online: 2 MAR 2011
- Article first published online: 2 MAR 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 23 NOV 2009
- Manuscript Revised: 20 NOV 2009
- Manuscript Received: 20 DEC 2008
This special issue revisits key themes in the social science literature on transnationalism and mobility before addressing specific issues associated with return, circular, and onward migration arising from this special issue. We frame our discussion around the interconnected temporal, spatial, social, and legal dimensions explored by our contributors: the relationship between migration, generation, and stage in the life cycle; the implications of changing responsibilities to kin in the home and host countries; the notion of returning ‘home’ or to the ‘homeland’; and the relationship between citizenship, documentation, and (national) identification. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.