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Migration and Public Policy

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Migration and Public Policy

9781858989228 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Vaughan Robinson, Reader in Geography and Director of the Migration Unit, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
Publication Date: 1999 ISBN: 978 1 85898 922 8 Extent: 680 pp
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.

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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.

This authoritative collection will be a valuable resource for students, academics, politicians and policymakers who have an interest in migration policy.
Critical Acclaim
‘. . . this collection represents a most valuable repository of some of the best informed and analytically incisive studies on a subject which, far from fading, will be of increasing concern to academic and practitioner alike.’
– Anthony P. Maingot, International Migration
Contributors
32 articles, dating from 1970 to 1998
Contributors include: M.M. Cernea, A.M. Findlay, W.T.S. Gould, K.H. Halfacree, A. Portes, S.S. Russell, S.Sassen-Koob, M. Weiner
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Acknowledgements • Introduction

1. Allan Findlay (1994), ‘An Economic Audit of Contemporary Immigration’
2. Myron Weiner (1996), ‘Ethics, National Sovereignty and the Control of Immigration’
3. Nasra M. Shah (1983), ‘Pakistani Workers in the Middle East: Volume, Trends and Consequences’
4. Alejandro Portes (1978), ‘Toward a Structural Analysis of Illegal (Undocumented) Immigration’
5. Saskia Sassen-Koob (1979), ‘Economic Growth and Immigration in Venezuela’
6. James Jupp (1995), ‘From “White Australia” to “Part of Asia”: Recent Shifts in Australian Immigration Policy Towards the Region’
7. Judith A. Fortney (1970), ‘International Migration of Professionals’
8. A.M. Findlay (1988), ‘From Settlers to Skilled Transients: The Changing Structure of British International Migration’
9. Vaughan Robinson (1995), ‘The Changing Nature and European Perceptions of Europe’s Refugee Problem’
10. Nicholas P. Glytsos (1995), ‘Problems and Policies Regarding the Socio-Economic Integration of Returnees and Foreign Workers in Greece’
11. Xiushi Yang and Sidney Goldstein (1990), ‘Population Movement in Zhejiang Province, China: The Impact of Government Policies’
12. James H. Johnson and John Salt (1981), ‘Population Redistribution Policies in Great Britain’
13. Thomas R. Leinbach (1989), ‘The Transmigration Programme in Indonesian National Development Strategy: Current Status and Future Requirements’
14. Joost R. Hiltermann (1991), ‘Settling for War: Soviet Immigration and Israel’s Settlement Policy in East Jerusalem’
15. Alan Mabin (1992), ‘Comprehensive Segregation: The Origins of the Group Areas Act and its Planning Apparatuses’
16. Akbar S. Ahmed (1995), ‘“Ethnic Cleansing”: A Metaphor for Our Time?’
17. Kimberly A. Hamilton (1997), ‘Europe, Africa, and International Migration: An Uncomfortable Triangle of Interests’
18. Mike King (1993), ‘The Impact of Western European Border Policies on the Control of ‘Refugees’ in Eastern and Central Europe’
19. Michael M. Cernea (1990), ‘International Refugee Flows and Development-Induced Population Displacement’
20. William T.S. Gould (1988), ‘Government Policies and International Migration of Skilled Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa’
21. Paul Boyle (1995), ‘Public Housing as a Barrier to Long Distance Migration’
22. Barry N. Stein (1983), ‘The Commitment to Refugee Resettlement’
23. Wolfgang Seifert (1997), ‘Admission Policy, Patterns of Migration and Integration: The German and French Case Compared’
24. Tamar Horowitz (1996), ‘Value-Oriented Parameters in Migration Policies in the 1990s: The Israeli Experience’
25. Keith H. Halfacree (1996), ‘Out of Place in the Country: Travellers and the “Rural Idyll”’
26. Hazel Flett, Jeff Henderson and Bill Brown (1979), ‘The Practice of Racial Dispersal in Birmingham 1969-75’
27. Vaughan Robinson (1989), ‘Up the Creek without a Paddle: Britain’s Boat People Ten Years On’
28. Vaughan Robinson (1998), ‘The Development of Policies for the Resettlement of Quota Refugees in the UK, 1945-91’
29. Sharon Stanton Russell (1992), ‘Migrant Remittances and Development’
30. Graeme Hugo (1996), ‘Environmental Concerns and International Migration’
31. Gertrud Neuwirth and Lynn Clark (1981), ‘Indochinese Refugees in Canada: Sponsorship and Adjustment’
32. Roger Zetter (1991), ‘Labelling Refugees: Forming and Transforming a Bureaucratic Identity’
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