The territorializing impulse of the modern nation-state and the global nature of the contemporary world economy are commonly perceived to be in tension. Similarly, the acceleration—in some cases real, in some cases only perceived—of international migration is usually celebrated or rued, depending on one’s political stance, as a reflection of the nation-state’s loss of control to the logic of global capitalism. While the reasons behind a person’s decision to migrate can be diverse, they often include the desire to pursue a better life, including better economic prospects. In this regard, international migration appears to be at odds with...
|Title of host publication||Nationalism and the Economy|
|Subtitle of host publication||Explorations into a Neglected Relationship|
|Editors||Stefan Berger, Thomas Fetzer|
|Place of Publication||Budapest|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|