Why has international migration become an issue of such intense public and political concern? How closely linked are migrants with terrorist. The rising rates of international migration have been matched by growing public Khalid Koser reveals the opportunities migration presents that must be taken. International Migration: A Very Short Introduction looks at the phenomenon Khalid Koser, author Lecturer in Human Geography at University College, London.
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Kristine rated it really liked it Oct 07, Koser takes the reader through basic terms in talking about migration of various sorts, kinds of research into migration including what they can’t yet study welltrends on scales from years to centuries, the staggering scope and uses of remittances back home, and more. A scholarly but easy to read and informative discussion of international immigration.
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Paperbackpages. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Not only do migrants fill a key gap in the domestic labour market, they also have a significant impact on the internationap of their home countries — the remittances they send home often exceed official development aid.
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This is one of those fields that a curious adult without any specific training is likely to know something about, but only in bits and mjgration, with some obsolete i Another excellent volume in the Very Short Introduction series. I won’t fault it for lack of originality – that’s not what this series is known for.
So, this is, in my opinion, a great book to give directions and help you to organize your ideas before buying all about international migration without knowing the directions of each book yeah, kosr author does explain abt other books too. Are the irregular migrants more prone to illegal and criminal trespasses and actions or is this a populist sway for joblessness and political maneuvering.
The one thing I’d like to see is a second edition with an afterword or new chapter on developments sincewhen this book was published. I feel that the hours I spent listening to the excellent reading by Dion Graham have prepared me to be a better citizen, since immigration is always going to be an important issue in American politics, and maybe a better person, alert to nuances I’d have overlooked otherwise.
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A great starter text if migtation interested in the issue or if you’re trying to further focus existing knowledge of the subject. Because it really was: Andrew rated it really liked it Dec 30, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Why has international migration become an issue of such intense public and political concern? The Political Philosophy of Immigration.
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Open Preview See a Problem? There are a number of falsehoods, such as [U]ntil recently the political and economic climate in Europe has made it difficult to argue the case for internationaal positive economic benefits of immigration. This Very Short Introduction looks at the phenomenon of international human migration – both legal and illegal – and offers an objective stance on the topic, and its benefits and challenges. Very Short Introductions online. The evidence on the positive economic impact of migration has become stronger; yet anti-immigration politics and sentiments have increased.
Refugees and asylum seekers migratioh. Jun 29, Kathleen O’Neal rated it it was amazing. It is a valuable reference for students of economics, politics, geography, or sociology, and for anyone interested in taking a deeper look at media coverage of immigration and its effects.
This is one of those fields that a curious adult without any specific training is likely to know something about, but only in bits and pieces, with some obsolete info and some outright errors mixed in. Refugees and asylum-seekers 7. Jul 29, jzthompson rated it really liked it Shelves: The chapters in the book are: Feb 23, PolicemanPrawn rated it it was ok Shelves: The future of international migration.
Contents Why migration matters.
International Migration: A Very Short Introduction
Earth Sciences and Geography. A Very Short Introduction. A Very Short Introduction looks at the phenomenon of international human migration — both legal and illegal — to reveal that migration actually presents opportunities that must be taken advantage of in light of the current economic climate.