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TRUZZI, Oswaldo. Exploring the concept of networks in migration processes. Tempo soc. [online]. 2008, vol.20, n.1, pp. 199-218. ISSN 1809-4554. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-20702008000100010.
The concept of networks has been increasingly deployed in the analysis of past and present migration processes. This paper traces the emergence of the concept in this field, emphasizing its advantages (compared to other approaches) and discussing its use in the study of both sending and receiving regions.
Keywords : Migration networks; Migration chains; Migration typologies; Social capital; Social mobility.