Transnational Politics and the State: The External Voting Rights of Diasporas
Book by Jean-Michael Lafleur, Belgian Fund for Scientific Research
Reviewed by Tova Wang, Demos
Tova Wang, a Senior Democracy Fellow at Demos, reviews Transnational Politics and the State: The External Voting Rights of Diasporas. The book examines external voting by emigrants: its growth and challenges, the reasoning behind it and the political and global repercussions of it. It also details the tensions between adopted and home countries, state decision making, practical and bureaucratic considerations.
Read the book review at https://doi.org/10.1111/imre.12097.