Age of Migration International Population Movements in the Modern World

ISBN-10: 1572303824

ISBN-13: 9781572303829

Edition: 2nd 1998

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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.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 8/26/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Illustrations, Tables, Boxes and Maps
Preface to the Third Edition
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Contemporary migrations: general trends
International migration in global governance
Ethnic diversity, racism and multiculturalism
Aims and structure of the book
The Migratory Process and the Formation of Ethnic Minorities
Explaining the migratory process
The formation of ethnic minorities
Conclusion
International Migration before 1945
Colonialism
Industrialization and migration to North America and Australia before 1914
Labour migration within Europe
The inter-war period
Conclusion
Migration to Highly-developed Countries since 1945
Migration in the long boom
Migrations in the period of global economic restructuring
Conclusion
The State and International Migration: The Quest for Control
Employer sanctions
Legalization programmes
Temporary foreign worker admissions programmes
Refugees and asylum
Regional integration
The 'migration industry'
Human smuggling and trafficking
Summing it up: restriction and 'root causes'
The Next Waves: The Globalization of International Migration
The Arab region
North Africa and Turkey: still Western Europe's labour reservoir?
Arab migration to oil-rich Arab states
Arab migration to non-oil producing states
Sub-Saharan Africa
Latin America and the Caribbean: transition from an immigration to an emigration region
Conclusions
New Migrations in the Asia-Pacific Region
The development of Asian migration
Asian migration to Western Europe, North America and Australasia
Contract labour migration to the Middle East
Labour migration within Asia
East Asia
South-East Asia
Countries of emigration
Highly-qualified migrants and students
Refugees
Perspectives for Asian migration
Migrants and Minorities in the Labour Force
Migrants in the informal economy
Growing fragmentation and polarization of immigrant employment
Global cities, ethnic entrepreneurs and immigrant women workers
Foreign labour in France's car and building industries
The process of labour market segmentation
Immigration, minorities and the labour market needs of the future
Conclusions
The Migratory Process: A Comparison of Australia and Germany
Australia and Germany: two opposing cases?
Origins and development of the migratory movements
Labour market incorporation
Community formation
Legal frameworks and government policies
Interaction with the society of the receiving country
Conclusions
New Ethnic Minorities and Society
Immigration policies and minority formation
Labour market position
Residential segregation, community formation and the global city
Social policy
Racism and minorities
Racist violence
Minorities and citizenship
Minorities and nation
Conclusion
Migrants and Politics
Homelands and expatriates
Immigrants as political actors in Europe
New issues and new political forces: Islam in Western Europe
Immigrants as objects of politics: the growth of anti-immigrant extremism
Migrants and ethnic voting blocs
Migration and security
Conclusion
Conclusion: Migration in the Post Cold-War Era
Legal migration and integration
Regulating 'unwanted' immigration
Durable solutions and international relations
Ethnic diversity, social change and the nation-state
Bibliography
Author Index
Subject Index
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