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ABI Press Release on Stefan Rother´s and Christl Kessler´s Study: “Democratization through Migration?”

Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut für kulturwissenschaftliche Forschung e.V.
July 29, 2008

“Democratization through Migration?”

The experience of being an OFW increases the discontent with the political performance of the Philippines among returning migrants. Having been exposed to a society with a functioning economy which provides for the material needs of its citizens makes migrants more demanding towards their own political system, regardless of the political system of their host country.
This is one of the main outcomes of the research project “Democratization through Migration?”, presented on Tuesday, July 29, at the Dr. Alfredo J. Ganapin Advocacy Forum, organized by the Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), at the Balay Kalinaw, University of the Philippines (UP).
The Project was carried out by the Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute (ABI), Freiburg, Germany (...)


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