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Migration theory : talking across disciplines

Author: Caroline Brettell; James Frank Hollifield
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Each essay in this new collection focuses on key concepts, questions, and theoretical perspectives on the topic of international migration in a particular discipline.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Migration theory.
New York : Routledge, ©2008
(OCoLC)622276887
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Brettell; James Frank Hollifield
ISBN: 9780415954266 0415954266 9780415954273 0415954274 9780415961349 0415961343
OCLC Number: 81252773
Description: viii, 296 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Migration theory / Caroline B. Brettell and James F. Hollifield --
History and the study of immigration / Hasia R. Diner --
Demographic analyses of international migration / Michael S. Teitelbaum --
Are immigrants favorably self-selected? / Barry R. Chiswick --
The sociology of immigration / Barbara Schmitter Heisler --
Theorizing migration in anthropology / Caroline B. Brettell --
Place, space, and pattern / Susan W. Hardwick --
The politics of international migration / James F. Hollifield --
Law and the study of migration / Peter H. Schuck --
Rebooting migration theory / Adrian Favell.
Responsibility: edited by Caroline B. Brettell and James F. Hollifield.
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Includes essays in such fields as anthropology, political science, and history. This edition also features essays by a demographer, geographer, and sociologist.  Read more...

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