Summary: 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, ...show more 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. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 4TH 09
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