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Exiled populations, i.e. diaspora groups, carry a powerful stake within the destiny in their international locations of starting place. In a international changing into ever extra interconnected, they have interaction in 'long-distance politics' in the direction of their homelands, ship monetary remittances and aid social improvement of their groups of foundation. Transnational diaspora networks have therefore turn into worldwide forces shaping the connection among nations, areas and continents.

This very important intervention, written by means of students operating on the innovative of diaspora and clash, demanding situations the traditional knowledge that diaspora are all too frequently warmongers, their time out of the country inflicting them to develop into extra militant of their engagement with neighborhood affairs. relatively, they could and may be a strength for solid in bringing peace to their domestic countries.

Featuring in-depth case stories from the Horn of Africa - together with Somalia and Ethiopia - this quantity provides a necessary re-thinking of a key factor in African politics and development.

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