Creative State: Forty Years of Migration and Development Policy in Morocco and Mexico
Book by Natasha N. Iskander, New York University
Reviewed by Laura V. Gonzalez-Murphy, State University of New York at Albany
Laura V. Gonzalez-Murphy, a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Research Foundation for the State University of New York at Albany, reviews Creative State: Forty Years of Migration and Development Policy in Morocco and Mexico. The book analyzes the process of development as it relates to communication between the state and its emigrants in the four decades after 1963. It pays particular attention to how and why this communication takes place, as opposed to solely examining what policies are, and emphasizes that the engagement between state and society in developing policy.
Read the book review at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-7379.2011.00866.x.