ISBN13:978-1572309005 ISBN10: 1572309008 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-1572309043 ISBN10: 1572309040
Summary: Now in a revised and expanded third edition, this widely adopted text provides a global perspective on the nature of migration movements, why they take place, and their effects on industrialized countries and the developing world. Extensively rewritten chapters provide information on and comparative analyses of the world's main migration regions. The role of migration in the formation of ethnic minority groups is examined, as is the impact of growing ethnic diversity
on economies, cultures, and political institutions. Included are a wealth of concrete examples, tables, and maps.
Key Features * Updated and expanded: now covers security issues, dual citizenship, human trafficking, and more. * The leading general text on international migration. * Broad appeal to policymakers, scholars, and journalists.
Summary: Now in a revised and expanded third edition, this widely adopted text provides a global perspective on the nature of migration movements, why they take place, and their effects on industrialized countries and the developing world. Extensively rewritten chapters provide information on and comparative analyses of the world's main migration regions. The role of migration in the formation of ethnic minority groups is examined, as is the impact of growing ethnic diversity on economies, cultures, and political institutions. Included are a wealth of concrete examples, tables, and maps.
Key Features * Updated and expanded: now covers security issues, dual citizenship, human trafficking, and more. * The leading general text on international migration. * Broad appeal to policymakers, scholars, and journalists. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 03 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Guilford Press Published: 06/15/2003 International: No
"The extraordinary success of The Age of Migration lies in its presentation of the first comprehensive analysis of international migration as a global process. Successive editions have provided overall accounts of migration patterns across time and space, and have examined ways that migration is shaped by, and in turn affects, the structure of the international system. This updated third edition incorporates important recent developments in these processes. It also includes a completely new chapter addressing recently heightened concerns about the impact of migration on issues of security and sovereignty. It thus becomes the new essential text for the study of international migration."
--Jeffrey G. Reitz, University of Toronto, Canada
"This thoroughly revised third edition provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of the main trends in international migration across much of the globe and a state-of-the-art commentary on the burgeoning migration literature. The authors keep pace with rapidly changing circumstances that shorten the half-lives of generalizations about migration and quickly date textbooks....[The authors'] exposition is a model of clarity and avoids asserting either the death of sovereignty or the popular but contradictory claims that the policies of the receiving states are uniformly restrictive, anti-immigrant, and ineffective."
--Gary Freeman, University of Texas at Austin
"Without doubt, this book remains the most comprehensive and accessible introduction to the multiple aspects of population movements around the globe, from migration trends and policies to issues of immigrant incorporation and anti-immigrant politics. It weaves together theoretical perspectives with rich, up-to-date, empirical detail; identifies problems associated with migration; advances solutions; and provides extensive references for further study. Undergraduate and graduate students, the interested public, and scholars will profit from reading this book."
--Helga Leitner, University of Minnesota
"This is an excellent book, written in a polemical style that invites reaction and response....Challenging and interesting. ...Should run into many more editions."
--Journal of International Migration and Integration (on the previous edition)
Guilford Publishing Web Site, September, 2003
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1. Introduction. 2. The Migratory Process and the Formulation of Ethnic Minorities. 3. International Migration before 1945. 4. Migration to Highly Developed Countries since 1945. 5. The State and International Migration: The Quest for Control. 6. The Next Waves: The Globalization of International Migration. 7. New Migrations in the Asia-Pacific Region. 8. Migrations and Minorities in the Labor Force. 9. The Migratory Process: A Comparison of Australia and Germany. 10. New Ethnic Minorities and Society. 11. Migrants and Politics. 12. Conclusion: Migration in the Post Cold-War Era of Globalization.
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