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Cosmopolitan Approaches to Immigration Justice

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates cosmopolitan views on immigration justice. Cosmopolitans hold that states may not favor the interests of citizens over those of foreigners in the selection of immigration ... More


Introduction: Real Italians, New Immigrants

Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory essay documents the data of Italian migration to the United States from 1945 to the present and offers organizational categories through which to better conceptualize these seventy ... More


Global-Health Impact Labels

Nir Eyal

in Global Justice and Bioethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195379907
eISBN:
9780190267711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379907.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the Global-Health Impact Labels (GHILs), which are a form of accreditation awarded to corporations that have made significant impact on global health. Though the idea is not ... More


The Empire of the Mind

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

In this chapter we look at the importance and implications of the democratisation of knowledge. We begin with a discussion of how high-skilled migration takes place in a policy vacuum, and consider ... More


The Current State of Play

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

The world is at the crossroads of an opportunity. But where do we stand vis-à-vis migration governance—as a global community and as nation states? The state of play on international migration ... More


Untrained Workers, Unfit Managers

Dan Zuberi

in Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines ways that outsourcing has eroded work quality. More specifically, it looks at how outsourced support workers and their supervisors are simply no longer prepared to get the job ... More


The Ground Floor of the World: On the Socioeconomic Consequences of Linguistic Globalization

Philippe Van Parijs

in Language Policy and Political Economy: English in a Global Context

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199363391
eISBN:
9780199363414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363391.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, English Language

As English emerges as the first worldwide lingua franca, countries whose native language is not English increasingly face the following dilemma: either they will have to lose their soul (by switching ... More


Migration

Matteo Gomellini and Cormac Ó Gráda

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the global history of human migration, the emigration out of Italy is unique. Between 1869 and 2015 some 30 million people left Italy. As a result, today we count 17.2 million Italian Americans ... More


The civil service

Mary Venner

in Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter documents the development of the Kosovo civil service under UN administration. It discusses ideas about the role of civil service bureaucracy in economic development and describes the ... More


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