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Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies

Edited by: Steven J. Gold , Stephanie J. Nawyn

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  May  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415779722
eBook ISBN: 9780203863299
Adobe ISBN: 9781135183493

10.4324/9780203863299
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The current era is marked by an unparalleled level of human migration, the consequence of both recent and long-term political, economic, cultural, social, demographic and technological developments. Despite increased efforts to limit its size and consequences, migration has wide-ranging impacts upon social, environmental, economic, political, and cultural life in countries of origin and settlement. Such transformations impact not only those who are migrating, but those who are left behind, as well as those who live in the areas where migrants settle.

The Handbook of Migration Studies offers a conceptual approach to the study of international migration, exploring clearly the many modes of exit, reception and incorporation which involve varied populations in disparate political, economic, social and cultural contexts. How do these movements also facilitate the transmission of ideologies and identities, political and cultural practices and economic resources? Uniquely among texts in the subject area, the Handbook also provides a section devoted to exploring methods for studying international migration.

Featuring forty-seven essays written by leading international and multidisciplinary scholars, the Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies offers a contemporary, integrated and comprehensive resource for students and scholars of sociology, politics, human geography, law, history, urban planning, journalism, and health care.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Economic perspectives on migration  Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The day after tomorrow  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Psychological acculturation  Download PDF
Chapter  4:  European migration history  Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Migration history in the Americas  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Asian migration in the longue durée  Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Charting refugee and migration routes in Africa  Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Forced migrants  Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Refugee resettlement policies and pathways to integration  Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Human trafficking  Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Unions and immigrants  Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Middleman entrepreneurs  Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Twenty-first-century trends in highly skilled migration  Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The changing configuration of migration and race  Download PDF
Chapter  15:  New directions in gender and immigration research  Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Host hostility and nativism  Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Immigrants and residential segregation  Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Sexualities and international migration  Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Migrants and indigenous nationalism  Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Panethnicity  Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Understanding ethnicity from a community perspective  Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Religion on the move  Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Immigrant language acquisition  Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Connecting family and migration  Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Immigrant intermarriage  Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Prospects for the children of immigrants in the twenty-first century  Download PDF
Chapter  27:  International adoption  Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The political sociology of international migration  Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Regulation, recruitment, and control of immigration  Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Undocumented (or unauthorized) immigration  Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Migration and health  Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Micro- and macro-explanations of naturalization  Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Immigration and education  Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Emigration and the sending state  Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Immigration and the welfare state in Western societies  Download PDF
Chapter  36:  The historical, cultural, social, and political backgrounds of ethno-national diasporas  Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Transnationalism  Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Return migration  Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Census analysis  Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Surveys and ethnosurveys  Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Making sense of the other  Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Interviews  Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Considering time in analyses of migration  Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Using photography in studies of international migration  Download PDF
Chapter  45:  The challenges of online diaspora research  Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Comparative methodologies in the study of migration  Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Action research with immigrants  Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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