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Age of Migration

Age of Migration - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1606230695

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ISBN13: 978-1606230695
ISBN10: 1606230697
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: Guilford Press
Published: 2009
International: No

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Age of Migration - 4TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-1606230695

Stephen Castles and Mark J. Miller

ISBN13: 978-1606230695
ISBN10: 1606230697
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: Guilford Press

Published: 2009
International: No
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, 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.

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 AsiaPacific 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