Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are we becoming less mobile?

Internal Migration in the Developed World: Are we becoming less mobile?

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ISBN-13: 9781317114482
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/16/2017
Series: International Population Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 306
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Tony Champion is Emeritus Professor of Population Geography at Newcastle University UK. His research interests include migration and its impact on population distribution in the Developed World, with particular reference to counter-urbanisation and city resurgence. He was President of the British Society for Population Studies in 2013-2015.

Thomas Cooke is a population and urban geographer and Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Connecticut, USA. His research focuses on internal migration decline in the United States, the spatial distribution of metropolitan poverty and the family dimension of migration behaviour. He is currently an Editor of Urban Geography.

Ian Shuttleworth is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at Queen’s University Belfast, UK. His research interests include migration, labour market mobility, and social segregation. He also has an interest in divided societies with a special focus on Northern Ireland. He is currently director of the Northern Ireland Longitudinal Study Research Support Unit.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Setting the Scene

1. Introduction: A More Mobile World, or Not?

Tony Champion, Thomas Cooke and Ian Shuttleworth

2. Understanding the Drivers of Internal Migration

Anne Green

3. Studying Internal Migration in a Cross-National Context

John Stillwell, Martin Bell and Ian Shuttleworth

4. Global Trends in Internal Migration

Martin Bell, Elin Charles-Edwards, Aude Bernard and Philipp Ueffing

Part 2: In-Depth Country Analyses

5. United States: Cohort Effects on the Long-Term Decline in Migration

Thomas Cooke

6. United Kingdom: Temporal Change in Internal Migration

Nik Lomax and John Stillwell

7. Australia: The Long-Run Decline in Internal Migration Intensities

Martin Bell, Tom Wilson, Elin Charles-Edwards and Philipp Ueffing

8. Japan: Internal Migration Trends and Processes since the 1950s

Tony Fielding

9. Sweden: Internal Migration in a High-Mobility Nordic Country

Ian Shuttleworth, John Östh and Thomas Niedomysl

10. Germany: Internal Migration within a Changing Nation

Nikola Sander

11. Italy: Internal Migration in a Low-Mobility Country

Corrado Bonifazi, Frank Heins and Enrico Tucci

Part 3: Commentary and Synthesis

12. Internal Migration: What Does the Future Hold?

William H. Frey

13. Sedentary No Longer Seems Apposite: Internal Migration in an Era of Mobilities

Keith Halfacree

14. Conclusions and Reflections

Tony Champion, Ian Shuttleworth and Thomas Cooke

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