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Birds of passage : migrant labor and industrial societies

Author: Michael J Piore
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Birds of Passage presents an unorthodox analysis of migration ion to urban industrial societies from underdeveloped rural areas. It argues that such migrations are a continuing feature of industrial  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Piore
ISBN: 0521224527 9780521224529 0521280583 9780521280587 9780511572210 0511572212
OCLC Number: 4497409
Description: x, 229 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. The jobs; 3. The migrants; 4. Particular characteristics of the migrant labour market; 5. The impact of migration on the place of origin; 6. The historical evolution of long-distance migration in the United States; 7. The dilemmas of current U.S. immigration policy.
Responsibility: Michael J. Piore.
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