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Worlds in Motion Understanding International Migration at the End of the Millennium

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ISBN-10: 0199282765

ISBN-13: 9780199282760

Edition: 2005

Authors: Douglas S. Massey, Joaquin Arango, Graeme Hugo, Ali Kouaouci, Adela Pellegrino

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At the end of the 20th century nearly all developed nations have become countries of immigration, absorbing growing numbers of immigrants not only from developed regions, but increasingly from developing nations of the Third World. Although international migration has come to play a central role in the social, economic, and demographic dynamics of both immigrant-sending and immigrant-receiving countries, social scientists have been slow to construct a comprehensive theory to explain it. Efforts at theoretical explanation have been fragmented by disciplinary, geographic, and methodological boundaries. Worlds in Motion seeks to overcome these schisms to create a comprehensive theory of…    
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Book details

List price: $82.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

New Migrations, New Theories
Contemporary Theories of International Migration
Understanding the North American System
Coming to Terms with European Immigration
Labour Migration in the Gulf System
Theory and Reality in the Gulf System
International Migration in South America
International Migration and National Development
Conclusions for the Next Century
References
Index