This book adds a wealth of new data on the political significance of inter-American migration, through case studies of the policies of population flows from Cuba, Central America, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico. This theme has received only preliminary attention fully ten years after the Mariel boat-lift from Cuba. The contributing scholars bolster an emerging trend in the broad study of international population movements, emphasizing the effect government policies on migration is a social process quire insulated form the effects of public policy.
|Publisher:||Penn State University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)|
About the Author
Christopher Mitchell is Associate Professor of Politics at New York University. He is the author of The Legacy of Populism in Bolivia: From the MNR to Military Rule (1977) and the editor of Changing Perspectives in Latin American Studies: Insights from Six Disciplines (1988).