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Migration and immigration : a global view

Author: Maura I Toro-Morn; Marixsa Alicea
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: World view of social issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteen chapters, presented by Toro-Morn (sociology, Illinois State U.) and Alicea (School of New Learning, DePaul U.), examine immigration and migration as a social issue in individual countries.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Migration and immigration.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607059799
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maura I Toro-Morn; Marixsa Alicea
ISBN: 0313330441 9780313330445
OCLC Number: 52765986
Description: xxxii, 255 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Australia: the continent of immigrants / Graeme Hugo --
Brazil: a historical and contemporary view of Brazilian migration / Nobuko Adachi --
China: Chinese immigrants in the global economy / Yu Zhou --
Cuba: colonizers, slaves, exiles and refugees in Cuban history / Felix Masud-Piloto --
France: the melting pot of Europe / Jeremy Hein --
Ghana: internal, international, and transnational migration / Joseph R. Oppong --
Ireland: a historical and political interpretation of the Irish Diaspora / Sean Kenny --
Japan: immigration in, out, and back and forth / James Stanlaw --
Mexico: Mexican international migration / Patricia Zamudio --
The Netherlands: the myth of ethnic equality / Twanna A. Hines --
The Philippines: the dilemma of Philippine international labor migration / James A. Tyner --
Puerto Rico: Between the nation and the diaspora- migration to and from Puerto Rico / Jorge Duany --
Tanzania: to carry a heavy burden in the heat of the day- Migration to and from Tanzania / Cassandra Veney --
The United States: immigration to the melting pot of the Americas / Rogelio Saenz, Maria Cristina Morales, and Maria Isabel Ayala.
Series Title: World view of social issues.
Responsibility: edited by Maura I. Toro-Morn and Marixsa Alicea.

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