1. Introduction Part 1: Emergence of transnational activities of Migrant Organizations - towards a theoretical framework 2. The Transnational Migration Paradigm: Global Perspectives on Migration Research Nina Glick Schiller 3. Disentangling Migrant Transnationalism Margit Fauser Part 2: Migrant organizations' impact on countries of origin and countries of arrival 4. Diaspora Politics: From "Long Distance Nationalism" to Autonomization Elise Feron 5. Political Transnationalism in a New Light Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels Part 3: How transnational political spaces influence migrant organizations - Impact of the countries of origin, countries of arrival, third countries and supranational political opportunities 6. The Impact of Political Factors on the Vietnamese Migrant Organizations in Poland Marta Biernath 7. The Country of Residence and Migrant Transnationalism: How do Opportunity Structures in Countries of Residence Affect Transnational Attitudes and Behavior of Migrant Organizations from the African Great Lakes Region? Marieke van Houte, Nathalie Perrin and Anna Orrnert 8. Opportunities and Challenges for Organizational Transnationalism - An Analysis of the Turkish-Islamic Union of the Directorate of Religious Affairs e.V. (DITIB) Kerstin Rosenow-Williams 9. Brussels Calling. The European Organization of Migrants from Turkey Liza Mugge Part 4: National governance and integration of transnational migrant organizations 10. Three Catholic Transnationalisms - Italian, Croat and Spanish Immigrants Compared Jenni Winterhagen and Dietrich Thranhardt 11. Immigrant Associations as Political and Institutional Partners in Portugal Joao Sardinha 12. Conclusion (Dirk Halm and Zeynep Sezgin)
Dirk Halm is associate professor at the Centre for Studies on Turkey and Integration Research at Duisburg- Essen University and teaches Political Sociology at Munster University, Gernmany. His main research interests: Migration and civil society, political participation and the organizational structure of Islam in Europe. Zeynep Sezgin, is Coordinator of the Volkswagen Foundation Research Project "Diffusion and Contexts of Transnational Migrant Organizations in Europe (TRAMO)" at the Sociology Department at Ruhr-University Bochum. Her main research interests are political participation and citizenship, migrant rights in the European countries, migration regimes and migrant organizations.