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Immigration and migration

Author: Rayna Bailey
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2008.
Series: Global issues (Facts on File, Inc.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of immigration and migration, providing an overview of the issue, featuring case studies that look at the effects of immigration and migration on the U.S., France, South Africa, Mexico, and the Philippines, and including a selection of related primary source documents, and research tools, such as brief biographies, facts and figures, and an annotated bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rayna Bailey
ISBN: 9780816071067 0816071063
OCLC Number: 124036271
Description: x, 325 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Lorenzo A. Trujillo --
pt. 1. At issue --
ch. 1. Introduction --
ch. 2. Focus on the United States --
ch. 3. Global perspectives --
pt. 2. Primary sources --
ch. 4. United States documents --
ch. 5. International documents --
pt. 3. Research tools --
ch. 6. How to research immigration and migration --
ch. 7. Facts and figures --
ch. 8. Key players A to Z --
ch. 9. Organizations and agencies --
ch .10. Annotated bibliography --
Chronology --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Global issues (Facts on File, Inc.)
Responsibility: Rayna Bailey ; foreword by Lorenzo A. Trujillo.
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Discusses the many reasons people choose to immigrate or migrate to other countries, such as to escape poverty and seek employment opportunities, as refugees from war, or for political asylum. This  Read more...

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