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Communities, Transnational

  • By: Bronwyn Winter
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The idea of a transnational community is based on a cross-border network of nonstate actors (or a “beyond border” network, as the prefix trans implies). These communities developed within a context of capitalist globalization, itself facilitated by the development of both ...

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