Age of Migration, Fourth Edition International Population Movements in the Modern World

ISBN-10: 1606230697

ISBN-13: 9781606230695

Edition: 4th 2009 (Revised)

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List price: $47.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 1/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 370
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Bahram M. Rajaee specializes in research at the intersection of the international relations of Southwest Asia, Iranian politics, and US foreign policy. His work on the evolution of US foreign policy in Southwest Asia, radical Islamism, Iranian refugee policy, and the legal regime of the Caspian Sea has appeared in the journalsInternational Politics,Middle East Journal, andComparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle Eastas well as chapters in several edited volumes. His current interests include the development of Iranian national security doctrine and long-term patterns of conflict and cooperation among regional states in Southwest Asia. Rajaee received his PhD from the University of Delaware in 2000. He has served as a director at the University of Delaware’s Institute for Global Studies and a staff political scientist at the American Political Science Association in Washington, DC. He is currently a Foreign Service Officer in the US Department of State.   Mark J. Miller is the Emma Smith Morris Professor at the University of Delaware where he has taught in the Department of Political Science and International Relations since 1978. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he is the co-author with Stephen Castles of The Age ofMigration(5th edition, 2012). Miller has served as the academic co-director of a series of institutes on US National Security Policymaking funded by the US Department of State from 2003-2005 and from 2009-2011.  He is a recipient of the Francis X. Alison prize, the highest honor bestowed upon faculty by the University of Delaware.

List of Tables, Boxes and Maps
Preface to the Fourth Edition
List of Abbreviations
The Age of Migration Websitexvii
Note on Migration Statisticsxviii
The challenges of global migration
Contemporary migrations: general trends
International migration in global governance
Ethnic diversity, racism and multiculturalism
Aims and structure of the book
Guide to further reading
Theories of Migration
Explaining the migratory process
Migration systems and networks: the trend to an interdisciplinary approach
From migration to settlement
State and nation
Guide to further reading
Globalization, Development and Migration
Social transformation
Migration and development
Guide to further reading
International Migration before 1945
Industrialization and migration to North America and Oceania before 1914
Labour migration within Europe
The interwar period
Guide to further reading
Migration to Europe, North America and Oceania since 1945
Migration n the long boom
Migrations in the period of global economic restructuring
migrants and minorities in Western Europe
Southern Europe
Central and Eastern Europe
Europe's changing population
North America and Oceania
Guide to further reading
Migration in the Asia-Pacific Region
The development of Asian migration
Labour migration within Asia
East Asia
South-East Asia
Countries of emigration
Highly qualified migrants and students
Conclusions: perspectives for Asian migration
Guide to further reading
Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, and Latin America
Sub-Saharan Africa: mobility within the continent and beyond
The Middle East and North Africa: A geostrategically critical region
Latin America and the Caribbean: from immigration to emigration region
Guide to further reading
The State and International Migration: the Quest for Control
Employer sanctions
Legalization programmes
Temporary foreign worker admission programmes
Refugees and asylum
Regional integration
The �migration industry'
Human smuggling and trafficking
Conclusions: a quixotic or credible quest for control?
Guide to further reading
Migration and Security
Why the rediscovery of the international migration and security nexus?
Key dimensions of the international migration and security nexus
Immigrant and immigrant-background Muslims and transatlantic security
Migration, security and the War on Terrorism
Conclusions: migration and security in the age of migration
Guide to further reading
Migrants and Minorities in the Labour Force
Labour demand in advanced economies
Migrants in the labour market
How does immigration affect host economies and local workers?
The new political economy and the dynamics of labour force change
Guide to further reading
New Ethnic Minorities and Society
Incorporation: how immigrants become part of society
Immigration policies and minority formation
Labour market position
Residential segregation, community formation and the global city
Social policy
Racism and minorties
Racist violence
Minorities and citizenship
Conclusions: the integration challenge
Guide to further reading
Migrants and Politics
Homelands and expatriates
Extraparliamentary forms of migrant participation and representation
Noncitizen voting rights: global issue
Migrants and ethnic voting blocs
Anti-immigrant movements and parties
The politics of immigration policy-making
Guide to further reading
Conclusion: Migration and Mobility in the Twenty-First Century
Further perspectives for global migration and mobility
Improving international cooperation and governance
Coping with irregular immigration
Legal migration and integration
Ethnic diversity, social change and the naton-state
Author Index
Subject Index
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