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International migration and rural areas : cross-national comparative perspectives

Author: Birgit Jentsch; Myriam Simard
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series: Studies in migration and diaspora.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While immigrants are still predominantly choosing urban areas to locate to, there is now increasing evidence of immigration to rural areas, leading to its own challenges for immigrants. Addressing the shortcomings in current research, this book employs an innovative approach by exploring this relationship from a cross-national, comparative and global perspective. It will appeal to policy makers as well as scholars  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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International migration and rural areas.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009
(DLC) 2009016683
(OCoLC)320813231
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Birgit Jentsch; Myriam Simard
ISBN: 9780754697879 0754697878 9780754674849 0754674843
OCLC Number: 465400345
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 201 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction : key issues in contemporary rural immigration / Myriam Simard and Birgit Jentsch --
Taken by surprise : new immigrants in the rural United States / Leif Jensen and Tse-Chuan Yang --
Retention and departure factors influencing highly skilled immigrants in rural areas : medical professionals in Quebec, Canada / Myriam Simard --
From enthusiasm to perplexity and scepticism : international migrants in the rural regions of Greece and southern Europe / Charalambos Kasimis --
Migration to rural Ireland : a North Cork case study / Liam Coakley and Piaras Mac Éinrí --
The new Scottish rural labour market : processes of inclusion and exclusion / Mike Danson and Birgit Jentsch --
Immigrants and receiving communities in rural Russia : experiences from the Central European and the Far East regions / Irina Ivakhnyuk --
Conclusion : general trends and comparative perspectives on rural immigrants' integration / Birgit Jentsch and Myriam Simard.
Series Title: Studies in migration and diaspora.
Responsibility: edited by Birgit Jentsch, Myriam Simard.

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