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Emigration and Citizenship: Diaspora political engagement in Cabo Verde. / Mendes Borges, Aleida.

In: E-Journal of Portuguese History, 2022.

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Mendes Borges, A 2022, 'Emigration and Citizenship: Diaspora political engagement in Cabo Verde', E-Journal of Portuguese History.

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Mendes Borges, A. (2022). Emigration and Citizenship: Diaspora political engagement in Cabo Verde. E-Journal of Portuguese History.

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Mendes Borges A. Emigration and Citizenship: Diaspora political engagement in Cabo Verde. E-Journal of Portuguese History. 2022.

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title = "Emigration and Citizenship: Diaspora political engagement in Cabo Verde",
abstract = "Citizenship, belonging and identity in our globalising world are increasingly stretched out across borders. As the majority of States in Africa begin to expand voting rights to external citizens in the diaspora in an attempt to incorporate them as part of the polis (Ellis et al. 2007), this paper interrogates who benefits the most from such rights and whether the diaspora vote count. Using the epistemological and conceptual framework of migrant transnationalism, the case of Cabo Verde, a small, West African insular State, among the most migration dependent in the world, is used to demonstrate how State-sponsored mechanisms can engage the diaspora in homeland politics. Key words emigrant communities, external citizenship, diaspora vote, transnationalism ",
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N2 - Citizenship, belonging and identity in our globalising world are increasingly stretched out across borders. As the majority of States in Africa begin to expand voting rights to external citizens in the diaspora in an attempt to incorporate them as part of the polis (Ellis et al. 2007), this paper interrogates who benefits the most from such rights and whether the diaspora vote count. Using the epistemological and conceptual framework of migrant transnationalism, the case of Cabo Verde, a small, West African insular State, among the most migration dependent in the world, is used to demonstrate how State-sponsored mechanisms can engage the diaspora in homeland politics. Key words emigrant communities, external citizenship, diaspora vote, transnationalism

AB - Citizenship, belonging and identity in our globalising world are increasingly stretched out across borders. As the majority of States in Africa begin to expand voting rights to external citizens in the diaspora in an attempt to incorporate them as part of the polis (Ellis et al. 2007), this paper interrogates who benefits the most from such rights and whether the diaspora vote count. Using the epistemological and conceptual framework of migrant transnationalism, the case of Cabo Verde, a small, West African insular State, among the most migration dependent in the world, is used to demonstrate how State-sponsored mechanisms can engage the diaspora in homeland politics. Key words emigrant communities, external citizenship, diaspora vote, transnationalism

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