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  1. Moving People and Knowledge

    Moving People and Knowledge

    Louise Ackers, Bryony Gill
    Moving People and Knowledge provides a fresh examination of the processes of highly skilled science migration. Focusing on intra-European mobility and, in particular, on the new dynamics of East–West migration, the authors investigate the movement of Polish and Bulgarian researchers to and from the UK and Germany. Key questions include: who is moving, how long for, and why? In addressing the motivations and experiences of mobile scientists and their families, insights into professional and personal motivations are provided, demonstrating how relationships, networks and infrastructures shape decision-making. This book provides a useful perspective on the implications of increasing researcher mobility – for both sending and receiving regions and the individuals concerned – which is necessary for the construction of future policies on sustainable scientific development. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  2. Testing Global Interdependence

    Testing Global Interdependence

    Edited by Ernest Aryeetey, Natalia Dinello
    This, the first book in the Global Development Network series, brings together the views of researchers from the developing and developed world and provides models of successful research conducted in developing and transition countries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  3. Public Policy and Immigrant Settlement

    Public Policy and Immigrant Settlement

    Edited by Deborah A. Cobb-Clark, Siew-Ean Khoo
    This book examines the role of immigration policy, and of economic and social policies involved in promoting the settlement of immigrants to Australia. It is based on research of two groups of recent immigrants who arrived six years apart during the 1990s holding a range of family reunion, skill and humanitarian visas. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  4. International Migration and Economic Development

    International Migration and Economic Development

    Robert E.B. Lucas
    This accessible and topical book offers invaluable insights to policy makers in both industrialized and developing countries as well as to scholars and researchers of economics, development, international relations and to specialists in migration. Learn More
    2008   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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    2005   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  5. The Economics of Immigration

    The Economics of Immigration

    Barry R. Chiswick
    Immigration has become a significant public policy issue, as well as an important area of study for academic researchers. Barry R. Chiswick has been a pioneer in research on the economics of immigration and has published numerous seminal studies on the labor market and linguistic adjustment of immigrants and the impact of immigrants on the host economy. He has also written extensively on various aspects of immigration policy. Now his most influential and widely-cited papers, published over a span of 25 years in a variety of journals and conference volumes, are available in a single volume. The author has written an original essay introducing this valuable collection. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 173.00   Web: $ 155.70
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  6. Worker Displacement in the US/Mexico Border Region

    Worker Displacement in the US/Mexico Border Region

    Edited by José A. Pagán
    Worker Displacement in the US/Mexico Border Region provides a comprehensive analysis of the social and economic impact of worker displacement in border communities. The contributors – experts from a variety of fields – evaluate the consequences of displacement on individuals, families and communities from various interdisciplinary perspectives. Issues that arise as a result of job displacement, such as health, training and education, are explored in-depth. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  7. Return Migration in the Asia Pacific

    Return Migration in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Robyn Iredale, Fei Guo, Santi Rozario
    Globalisation and social transformation theorists have paid significantly less attention to the movement of people than they have to the movement of capital. This book redresses the balance and provides timely insights into recent developments in return skilled migration in four regions in the Asia Pacific – Bangladesh, China, Taiwan and Vietnam. The authors believe that the movement of skilled migrants, and the tacit knowledge they bring with them, is a vital component in the process of globalisation. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. Migration in the Asia Pacific

    Migration in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Robyn Iredale, Charles Hawksley, Stephen Castles
    This book examines the overall trends and labour patterns of migrants, their relationship with the state, and the impacts they have on the societies in which they work and sometimes settle. The book adopts a multidisciplinary perspective which encompasses economics, history, politics, geography, and sociology, and presents a unique body of new empirical research that forms the basis of many of the chapters. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  9. Irregular Migration

    Irregular Migration

    Bill Jordan, Franck Düvell
    Irregular Migration is an extremely timely and topical book, analysing the fundamental tensions at the core of present attempts to manage the movement of population in today’s world. Recent events around the globe have prompted a reappraisal of the emerging consensus on migration control. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2003   Paperback Price: $ 61.00   Web: $ 48.80
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  10. International Handbook of Urban Systems

    International Handbook of Urban Systems

    Edited by H. S. Geyer
    This authoritative Handbook provides a comprehensive account of migration and economic development throughout the world, in both developed and developing countries. Some of the world’s most experienced researchers in this field look at how population redistribution patterns have impacted on urban development in a wide selection of advanced and developing countries in all the major regions of the world over the past half century. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 300.00   Web: $ 270.00
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  11. Economic Growth, Inequality and Migration

    Economic Growth, Inequality and Migration

    Edited by Amnon Levy, João R. Faria
    During the growth process inequality may rise or decline, and the change in the level of inequality may, in turn, affect growth. An increase in inequality in one place and better prospects of growth and earnings elsewhere can trigger migration. As a result of these close affecting links between factors, each of the eighteen studies – a mix of both theoretical and empirical – is concerned with at least two of these issues, and is classified into one of three general parts in accordance with the theme that is mostly emphasised. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  12. The Economics of Migration

    The Economics of Migration

    Edited by Klaus F. Zimmermann, Thomas K. Bauer
    In the age of globalization, the importance of migration for the industrialized countries has increased. Inflows of migrants have steadily risen in the 1980s and the early 1990s. Yet while the public debate about policy responses to these developments continues unabated, research findings of economists are often ignored. In this four-volume collection the editors have selected some of the most significant contributions on the economics of migration, which provide an overview of the present state of empirical migration research. Topics covered include the migration decision, the integration of immigrants into the labor market and society, their economic behavior, empirical and theoretical contributions to migration policy, and the effects of immigrants on the native population. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 1,134.00   Web: $ 1,020.60
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  13. Contemporary Minority Migration, Education and Ethnicity in China

    Contemporary Minority Migration, Education and Ethnicity in China

    Robyn Iredale, Naren Bilik, Wang Su, Fei Guo, Caroline Hoy
    Rural–urban migration is an important aspect in the development of countries. Until the late 1980s China was one of the few countries that controlled population movement both directly and indirectly through policies of economic and social control. The gradual relaxation of these policies has resulted in greater freedom of movement for the population, the effects of which are discussed in this significant volume. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. International Migration into the 21st Century

    International Migration into the 21st Century

    Edited by M. A.B. Siddique
    Reginald Appleyard occupies an eminent position in the field of international migration and development studies. This enlightening volume of essays, in his honour, brings together contributions from a distinguished group of scholars who have known him for many years and hold him in high esteem. Combining judgements and expertise from all fields of the social sciences, this unique book provides a truly inter-disciplinary analysis of one of the most significant emerging problems of the 21st Century. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  15. Growth, Employment and Migration in Southeast Asia

    Growth, Employment and Migration in Southeast Asia

    Prema-chandra Athukorala, Chris Manning, Piyasiri Wickramasekara
    This comparative analysis of growth, structural change and labour market dynamics in the Greater Mekong countries (Yunnan Province in China, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar) of Southeast Asia is the first of its kind. It explores economic integration and cooperation, the possibilities for improving the functioning of labour markets and facilitating mutually beneficial labour flows in the region. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Gender and Migration

    Gender and Migration

    Edited by Katie Willis, Brenda Yeoh
    This volume demonstrates the ways in which a gender perspective has been incorporated into existing themes and methods of migration research and has also led to the development of new areas of interest. It draws together the most important published articles on gender and migration in North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia in order to highlight major theoretical developments relating to employment, gender relations, household organisation, identity, citizenship, transnationalism and migration policy. In the introduction the editors provide an overview of these key developments in gender and migration research, as well as suggesting topics for future research. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 294.00   Web: $ 264.60
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  17. Migration, Diasporas and Transnationalism

    Migration, Diasporas and Transnationalism

    Edited by Steven Vertovec, Robin Cohen
    This authoritative collection brings together the most significant papers by leading scholars in an increasingly important area of study. Social scientists and political analysts are becoming more and more aware of the importance of long-maintained or newly embellished links between post-migration communities and the societies from which they originate. Closely tied to this field is a renewed interest in ‘diasporas’ or globally dispersed groups whose collective experiences often draw on deep historical roots in more than one place. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 371.00   Web: $ 333.90
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  18. Migration and Social Cohesion

    Migration and Social Cohesion

    Edited by Steven Vertovec
    There is a common assumption that immigrants contribute significantly to the breakdown of social cohesion. However, researchers and policymakers find that, on the contrary, immigrants contribute much to their adopted societies economically, socially, culturally and politically. This volume includes a variety of key works which explore this relationship between migration and social cohesion. The articles by some of the foremost writers in the field cover models and frameworks of immigrant incorporation, debates in multicultural policy, immigrant and ethnic minority political participation, citizenship, entrepreneurship and language and sociocultural adaptation. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 301.00   Web: $ 270.90
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  19. Migration and Public Policy

    Migration and Public Policy

    Edited by Vaughan Robinson
    Migration and Public Policy brings together the most significant papers by leading scholars on both international and internal migration. It investigates the role of governments in encouraging, discouraging or forcing such migration. The book critically appraises the motivation for state intervention, including economic efficiency, strategic considerations or an attempt to achieve ethnic, racial or religious homogeneity, and the intended and unintended effects of this intervention. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 357.00   Web: $ 321.30
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  20. Law and Migration

    Law and Migration

    Edited by Selina Goulbourne
    Law and Migration is an authoritative volume which draws on statutory and case law to expose the limitations of the law in protecting the individual caught in the complex web of national and regional constraints on migration. International law provides for the exercise of the sovereign power of states to control the entry of non-nationals. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 265.00   Web: $ 238.50
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