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Unformatted text preview: Ideas, behaviors, identities & social capital from receiving to sending country through migrants. Things going back to Dominican Republic from US -remittance: flows of material things from receiving to sending country through migrants how are they sent?-migrants travel back-phone lines-letters -TV Media – globalization , transnationalism / social remittances – double exposure through those two factors, • Three types of remittances transferred: 1) normative structures – values, beliefs, ideals. -i.e.: different gender roles 2) systems of practice: day to day behaviors such as styles 3) social capital: prestige, networks that link you to resources . overall networks. • Technology & media: • Site for social remittances video: www.ifad.org/media/video/index.htm “cash flow fever” , scroll down a lot. 20 minutes...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Gold during the Spring '97 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '97