Migration and Restructuring in the United States: A Geographic Perspective / Edition 368

Migration and Restructuring in the United States: A Geographic Perspective / Edition 368

ISBN-10:
0847693937
ISBN-13:
9780847693931
Pub. Date:
07/01/1999
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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Migration and Restructuring in the United States: A Geographic Perspective / Edition 368

The United States in the last half century has undergone rapid and fundamental changes as economic restructuring, aging, and increasing cultural and ethnic diversity profoundly alter its national character. This groundbreaking book examines the links between migration and the ongoing economic and demographic revolution. Utilizing an explicitly geographic perspective, the contributors highlight the crucial role played by scale and spatial context in both immigration and internal migration. They show that the economic and demographic restructuring underway is a distinctly geographic phenomenon with immense variation over region and locale. Bringing together the leading migration scholars from geography, economics, sociology, and demography, this multidisciplinary collection represents the cutting edge in the field and explores important implications for future research.

Contributions by: Jessica L. Baraka, Lawrence A. Brown, William A. V. Clark, Brian Cushing, Gordon F. De Jong, Scott Digiacinto, Thomas J. Espenshade, Anthony Falit-Baiamonte, William H. Frey, Patricia Gober, Gregory A. Huber, Kao-Lee Liaw, Linda Lobao, Donald L. McGuinness, Eric G. Moore, Richard Morrill, K. Bruce Newbold, Kavita Pandit, David A. Plane, Peter A. Rogerson, Brigitte Waldorf, John F. Watkins, and Suzanne Davies Withers.

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ISBN-13: 9780847693931
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: Geographic Perspectives on Migration and Restructuring
Section I: Migration and Economic Restructuring
Chapter 2: Migration and Persistent Poverty in Rural America
Chapter 3: Economic Restructuring and Migration in an Old Industrial Region
Chapter 4: Social and Economic Change and Intra-Metropolitan Migration
Chapter 5: Regional Outcomes of Large Scale Migration in Post Industrial America
Chapter 6: Restructuring Incentives for U.S. Immigration
Section II: Migration and Demographic Restructuring
Chapter 7: Geographic Dimensions of Aging
Chapter 8: The Geography of the Baby Boom
Chapter 9: Impacts of Immigrant Fertility on Population Size and Composition
Chapter 10: Internal Migration of Foreign-born Latinos and Asians: Are They Assimilating Geographically?
Chapter 11: Settlement Dynamics and Internal Migration of the U.S. Foreign-born Population
Chapter 12: Evolutionary Immigrant Settlement Patterns
Section III: Methodological Frontiers in Migration Research
Chapter 13: Choice Processes in Migration Behavior
Chapter 14: Life Course and Spatial Experience: A Personal Narrative Approach in Migration Studies
Chapter 15: Time Series Indicators and Physical Geography Analogies for Migration Systems
Chapter 16: Conclusion: The State of Art

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