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Lacunae of Migration and Post-Migration Research

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There is a baffling puzzle in international migration: why are there so many few migrants from so many places and so many from only a few places? On the one hand, there is relative immobility — only ... More


A Review of Dominant Theories of International Migration

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The greater part of the research on international migration has dealt with the question of why people migrate and, to a lesser extent, the dynamics of migration, such as chain migration in migrant ... More


Leaving Home

Enda Delaney

in The Irish in Post-War Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199276677
eISBN:
9780191707674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276677.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter sets up the context of departure from Ireland for the migranting Irish and illustrates how migration to Britain became the established route for those who had lost any hope in the ... More


Moving People

Gregor Thum

in Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers how the remapping of Central Europe after the Second World War was radical not so much in terms of changes in national borders, as in the broadscale shifting of settlement ... More


International Migration and the Integration of Labor Markets

Barry R. Chiswick and Timothy J. Hatton

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter illustrates that the globalization of world markets has been of prime economic importance in two key eras: the age of mass migration, which rose to a crescendo between 1850 and 1913; and ... More


Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stephane Hoste, and Stephen Vanfraechem (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study explores the connection between global maritime and migration networks to better understand the acceleration of the transatlantic migration rate that took place in the latter half of the ... More


Introduction

Anne White

in Polish families and migration since EU accession

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter concentrates on developing ideas which are particularly relevant to the reasons families migrate from Poland, the experiences of Poles in England, and the factors that shape their ... More


The First Waves of Internationalization: A Comparison of Early Modern North Sea and Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Labour Migrations

Jelle van Lottum

in Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter argues that prior to the mass migration and globalisation of the nineteenth century, an earlier era of mass migration can be identified in the North Sea region between 1600 and 1950. It ... More


Settlement and migration from the 1850s to 1914

Tony Kushner

in Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

From the mid-nineteenth century through to the First World War, the Jewish world was re-shaped by mass migration resulting from a combination of factors—demographic and economic as well as the impact ... More


From ‘boom to bust’: Polish migrants in the Irish labour market

Torben Krings, Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, and Justyna Salamońska

in New mobilities in Europe: Polish migration to Ireland post-2004

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088094
eISBN:
9781781705834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088094.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter locates mass migration from Poland in the broader Irish labour market context at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It shows how an unprecedented economic boom in conjunction ... More


A Son of Immigrants on Covering Immigration

George de Lama

in Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This Interlude is written by a former managing editor for news at the Chicago Tribune who is currently head of communications at the Inter-American Development Bank, and it offers an instructive ... More


Loyalties

Robert Colls

in Identity of England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245192
eISBN:
9780191697432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245192.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on black and Asian migration into a post-imperial country on the look-out for invaders. When the battle had been critical, the British had faced unconvinced invaders, and ... More


The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future

Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169547
eISBN:
9780231537957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169547.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought ... More


Ain't Got No Home: America's Great Migrations and the Making of an Interracial Left

Erin Royston Battat

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614021
eISBN:
9781469614045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614021.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Most scholarship on the mass migrations of African Americans and southern whites during and after the Great Depression treats those migrations as separate phenomena, strictly divided along racial ... More


Transformation and Relocation: Puerto Rico's Operation Bootstrap

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe

in Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831137
eISBN:
9781469605609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895535_ayala.14
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the economic shifts that completely reshaped Puerto Rican society and the Puerto Rican diaspora in New York and beyond in the years after World War II. It begins by appraising ... More


Ghost Towns

Robert S. Leiken

in Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780195328974
eISBN:
9780190252748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195328974.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the so-called ghost towns that served as the stomping grounds of the London bombers: Mirpur in Pakistan and Beeston Hill in Britain. It examines why most of Beeston's ... More


Do Traffickers Have Navels?

Sverre Molland

in The Perfect Business? Anti-Trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836108
eISBN:
9780824871505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836108.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the recent attention to the issue of human trafficking, first by addressing the claim that trafficking is the new slave trade. In particular, it considers what human trafficking ... More


Writing Galicia into the World: New Cartographies, New Poetics

Kirsty Hooper

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316678
eISBN:
9781846316807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316807
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explores a part of Europe's cultural and social landscape that has until now remained largely unmapped: the body of creative work emerging since the 1970s from contact between the small ... More


“Kansas Has an Ample Supply of Darkies”

Brent M. S. Campney

in This Is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039508
eISBN:
9780252097614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039508.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter surveys white response to the Kansas Exodus. In 1879 a group that came to be called the Exodusters began their much-publicized mass migration from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. ... More


Introduction: Word Made Flesh

Gillian Whitlock

in Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226895253
eISBN:
9780226895277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226895277.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book begins with Salam Pax to stress transformation and experiments in ways that selves are imagined and constructed now. Pax is a sign of a world that is “massively globalized” in the recent ... More


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