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Global migration: the basics

By: Hanlon, Bernadette.
Contributor(s): Vicino, Thomas J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The basics.Publisher: London Routledge Taylor and Francis Group 2014Description: xiv, 175 p.ISBN: 9780415533867.Subject(s): Human beings - Migrations | Emigration and immigration | Human geography | Social science Human GeographyDDC classification: 304.8 Summary: Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration: The Basics examines: history and geography of global migration the role of migrants in society impact of migrants on the economy and the political system policy challenges that need to be faced in confronting a rapidly changing world economy and society. This book challenges students of geography, political science, public policy, sociology, and economics to look beyond the rhetoric and consider the real and basic facts about migration. Through detailed examinations of the scholarly literature, demographic patterns, and public policy debates, Global Migration: The Basics exposes readers to the underlying causes and consequences of migration. https://www.routledge.com/Global-Migration-The-Basics/Hanlon-Vicino/p/book/9780415533867
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Table of content

1. Introducing Migration
2 Migrants Across the Globe
3. Migrants and Society
4. Migrants and the Economy
5. Migrants and Public Policy
6. Migrants and the Future

Migration is a politically sensitive topic and an important aspect of contentious debates about social and cultural diversity, economic stability, terrorism, globalization, and nationalism. Global Migration: The Basics examines:

history and geography of global migration
the role of migrants in society
impact of migrants on the economy and the political system
policy challenges that need to be faced in confronting a rapidly changing world economy and society.
This book challenges students of geography, political science, public policy, sociology, and economics to look beyond the rhetoric and consider the real and basic facts about migration. Through detailed examinations of the scholarly literature, demographic patterns, and public policy debates, Global Migration: The Basics exposes readers to the underlying causes and consequences of migration.

https://www.routledge.com/Global-Migration-The-Basics/Hanlon-Vicino/p/book/9780415533867

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