The Age of Migration, Fourth Edition: International Population Movements in the Modern World / Edition 4

The Age of Migration, Fourth Edition: International Population Movements in the Modern World / Edition 4

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by Stephen Castles, Mark J. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1606230697

ISBN-13: 9781606230695

Pub. Date: 01/14/2009

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This work offers a global perspective on the nature of migration flows, why they take place, and their consequences for states and societies around the world. Chapters provide up-to-date descriptions and comparative analyses of major migration regions in the North and South. The role of population movements in the formation of ethnic minority groups is examined, as is…  See more details below

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This work offers a global perspective on the nature of migration flows, why they take place, and their consequences for states and societies around the world. Chapters provide up-to-date descriptions and comparative analyses of major migration regions in the North and South. The role of population movements in the formation of ethnic minority groups is examined, as is the impact of growing ethnic diversity on economies, cultures, and political institutions. User-friendly features include accessible boxed examples, tables, and maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606230695
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/14/2009
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Boxes and Maps

List of Abbreviations

The Age of Migration Website

Note on Migration Statistics

1 Introduction 1

2 Theories of Migration 20

3 Globalization, Development and Migration 50

4 International Migration before 1945 79

5 Migration to Europe, North America and Oceania since 1945 96

6 Migration in the Asia-Pacific Region 125

7 Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, and Latin America 148

8 The State and International Migration: The Quest for Control 181

9 Migration and Security 207

10 Migrants and Minorities in the Labour Force 221

11 New Ethnic Minorities and Society 245

12 Migrants and Politics 277

13 Conclusion: Migration and Mobility in the Twenty-First Century 299

Bibliography 313

Author Index 351

Subject Index 357

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