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Social welfare versus transnational social protection regimes: the changing roles of church and state

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dc.contributor.author Gray, Breda
dc.contributor.author Levitt, Peggy
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-22T11:01:35Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.issn 1369-183X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/8754
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 06/09/2022
dc.description.abstract In this article we argue that transnational social protection (TSP) is becoming the norm in the context of globalisation, heightened mobility and neoliberalism, but cannot be understood without addressing its religious components. TSP differs significantly from national welfare state regimes, which place the responsibility for providing social support firmly on the shoulders of the state. In contrast, TSP regimes involve multiple actors and opportunities in origin and receiving states and place most of the onus for social protection on individuals and families. This article investigates church and state interaction in the development of TSP across the Italian, Mexican and Filipino contexts. It advances scholarship in three key ways: first, it showcases how TSP is replacing state social welfare arrangements and brings to light those shifting church-state entanglements that are central to this shift; second, it highlights the historically rooted trajectories of church-state entanglements that these three cases have in common; and third, it shows that as TSP becomes a state tool in governing non-resident citizens, the church's critical stance in relation to state provisioning is central to TSP as a mode of migration government. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies;
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2020.1733946
dc.rights This is an Author's Manuscript of an article whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 2020 copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at:https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2020.1733946 en_US
dc.subject Catholic church en_US
dc.subject migration en_US
dc.subject non-resident citizen en_US
dc.subject Transnational social protection en_US
dc.subject welfare en_US
dc.title Social welfare versus transnational social protection regimes: the changing roles of church and state en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2020-04-22T10:52:27Z
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/1369183X.2020.1733946
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2022-09-06
dc.embargo.terms 2021-09-06 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2947628
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal Of Ethnic And Migration Studies
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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