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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ian Goldin; Geoffrey Cameron; Meera Balarajan
|ISBN:||9780691145723 0691145725 9780691156316 069115631X|
|Awards:||Winner of PROSE Awards: Sociology & Social Work 2011.
Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2012.
|Description:||xv, 371 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||pt. I. Past : Migration from prehistory to Columbus: Early migration, Connecting humanity, Migration and humanity ; Global migrations: toward a world economy: The age of exploration, Imperialism and coercion, Unfree migrations: slavery and indentured labor, Global "free" migrations (ca. 1840-1914), Builders of the modern world ; "Managed" migration in the twentieth century (1914-1973): The end of the liberal period, The interwar period: economic decline and regulated migration, Post-WWII migrations, Finding reasons to regulate --
pt. II. Present : Leaving home: migration decisions and processes: Micro-level: individuals and families, meso-level: networks and systems, Macro-level: demographic, political, and economic conditions, Individual, society, and national influences ; Immigration and border control: Channels and flows of migration, Economic migration, Social migration, Refugee migration, Border control, Beyond border controls ; The impacts of migration: Impacts on receiving countries, Impacts on sending countries, Impacts on migrants, Impacts on societies and migrants --
pt. III. Future : The future of migration: The backdrop of globalization, Supply of migrants, Demands for migrants ; A global migration agenda: Thought experiment, ; A long-term vision of freer movement, Principles for global migration, The need for global leadership.
|Responsibility:||Ian Goldin, Geoffrey Cameron, and Meera Balarajan.|
Winner of the 2011 PROSE Award in Sociology & Social Work, Association of American Publishers One of the Best Books in Politics and Current Affairs, The Economist for 2011 One of Choice's Outstanding
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