New Transnational Social Spaces
International Migration and Transnational Companies in the Early Twenty-First Century
Edited by Ludger Pries
Published January 25th 2001 by Routledge – 224 pages
Recent terms such as globalisation, virtual reality, and cyberspace indicate that the traditional notion of the geographic and the social space is changing. New Transnational Social Spaces illustrates the contemporary relationship between the social and the spatial which has emerged with new communication and transportation technologies, alongside the massive transnational movement of people.
Part I. Introduction 1. The approach of transnational social spaces: responding to new configurations of the social and the spatialPart II. International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces 2. Comparing local level Swedish and Mexican transnational life: an essay in historical retrieval3. Dissagregating transnational social spaces: gender, place and citizenship in Mexico - US transnational spaces4. Transnational families: institutions of transnational social space 5. Shifting spaces - complex identities in Turkish-German migration Part III. International Companies and Transnational Social Spaces 6. Pluri-local social spaces by tele-cooperation in international companies7. Pluri-local social spaces in international companies 8. The transnationalization of companies and their industrial relations9. Co-ordination and control in transnational business and non-profit organizations Part IV. The Future of Trnasnational Social Spaces 10. Cracked casings: towards an analytics for studying transnational processes