By Ludger Pries
Contemporary phrases reminiscent of globalisation, digital truth, and our on-line world point out that the normal suggestion of the geographic and the social house is altering. New Transnational Social areas illustrates the modern dating among the social and the spatial which has emerged with new verbal exchange and transportation applied sciences, along the big transnational flow of individuals.
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A family where the husband, wife, or children work or study far from “home” during the week and travel home every weekend, could be considered a pluri-local social space. ) and symbols (such as photos taken at each of the “sites” of the pluri-local space). ) which are structured by and also structure the infrastructure of the family. In the same way that multisited “social spaces” inside a national society are not completely new, the transnational spanning of social spaces is also not a recent development.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press Smith, Robert, 1995: “‘Los ausentes siempre presentes’: The imagining, making and politics of a transnational community between Ticuani, Puebla, Mexico, and New York City”. D. dissertation, New York: Columbia University Smith, Michael Peter, and Luis Eduardo Guarnizo (eds), 1999: Transnationalism from Below, vol. 6 of Comparative Urban and Community Research. New Brunswick/London: Transaction Publishers (2nd printing) Stalker, Peter, 2000: Workers without Frontiers: The impact of globalization on international migration.
280). We understand transnational social spaces as configurations of social practices, artifacts and symbol systems that span different geographic spaces in at least two nation-states without constituting a new “deterritorialized” nation-state or being the prolongation of one of these nationstates (see also Guarnizo and Smith 1999, p. ). The ultimate aspect leads to another concept of transnationalism. Robert Smith (1995) made an important contribution to the analysis of transnational social spaces by analysing the dynamics and interrelations of migrant groups in their places of origin and arrival.