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
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1606230697

ISBN-13: 9781606230695

Pub. Date: 01/14/2009

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

The leading text in the field, this incisive, authoritative 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

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The leading text in the field, this incisive, authoritative 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. New to This Edition Fully revised and expanded with current information and analysis. New chapters on development and on security. Covers national and international policy developments. Incorporates new approaches, such as transnational theory.

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

1. Introduction

2. Theories of Migration

3. Globalization, Development, and Migration

4. International Migration before 1945

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

6. Migration in the Asia–Pacific Region

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

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

9. Migration and Security

10. Migrants and Minorities in the Labour Force

11. New Ethnic Minorities and Society

12. Migrants and Politics

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

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