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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Exploring Contemporary Migration.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
P J Boyle; Keith H Halfacree; Vaughan Robinson
|ISBN:||9781317890874 1317890876 9781315843100 1315843102|
|Description:||1 online resource (297 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction: the spatial impact of migration; Migration as a feature of daily life; Three migration biographies: an illustration; The scale and importance of migration; Migration as a spatial event; Conclusion; Chapter 2 Defining and measuring migration; Introduction; Defining migration: the component parts; Data sources; Analysing migration quantitatively; Analysing migration qualitatively; Conclusion; Chapter 3 Contrasting conceptual approaches in migration research. IntroductionDeterminist accounts of human migration; Humanist accounts of human migration; Integrated accounts of human migration; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Migration and employment; Introduction; International labour migration; Economic models of internal labour migration in the developed world; Refining explanations of labour migration in the developed world; Refining explanations of labour migration in the developing world; Conclusion; Chapter 5 Migration and the life-course; Introduction; The family life-cycle concept and migration; Broadening the concept: life-courses. Life transitions and migrationConclusion; Chapter 6 Migration and the quality of life; Introduction; The 'lure of the city' and urbanisation; The 'lure of the countryside' and counterurbanisation; Migration and location-specific amenities; Conclusion; Chapter 7 Migration and social engineering; Introduction; Engineering migration and the place of human rights; Engineering international migration; Engineering internal migration; Conclusion; Chapter 8 Forced migration; Introduction; Defining refugees; The contemporary global refugee crisis; Nation-states and the causes of refugee movements. The refugee experienceThe impact of refugees upon localities; Policy towards refugees; Not all forced migrants are refugees; Conclusion; Chapter 9 Migration and culture: some illustrations; Introduction; Cultures of migration: some illustrations; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.|
|Responsibility:||Paul Boyle, Keith Halfacree and Vaughan Robinson.|