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Internal Migration: Policy Changes, Recent Trends, and New Challenges 1

Zai Liang

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter concentrates on the major changes in government migration policies, recent trends in internal migration and migration research in China. It identifies some emerging patterns of internal ... More


The Changing Profile of Labor Migration 1

Kenneth Roberts

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the changing profile of labour migration by comparing China's rural-urban migration with Mexico-US migration. Many similarities can be found between the two migration streams ... More


Conceptualizing Climate Change-Related Movement

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

There is now a considerable amount of literature about how the phenomenon of the climate change-related movement should be ‘conceptualized’ — that is, how it should be understood as an area of ... More


Migration in the Tibetan Autonomous Region

Rong MA

in Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As one of the fundamental fields of research in population studies, migration involves movements that entail changing residence from a certain community type to another, and crossing the following ... More


An Emerging Trend in Arab Migration: Highly Skilled Arab Females in the GCC Countries

Françoise De Bel-Air

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The growing share of skilled and highly-skilled, often unmarried, young Arab women immigrating to the GCC is generally un-documented. Shedding some light on this population, therefore, will not only ... More


Labour migration and labour market integration: causes and challenges

Bent Greve

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents an interpretation of Sir John Hicks' approach to the main cause of migration. The theoretical and contextual starting point in his analysis is based on the traditional ... More


What Creates a Vibrant Headquarters Economy?: Evidence from Migration Data

J. Myles Shaver

in Headquarters Economy: Managers, Mobility, and Migration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828914
eISBN:
9780191867378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828914.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

A key argument in Chapter 3 is that low levels of outward migration accelerate the positive dynamic of managerial mobility across companies and industries within a region. This chapter examines the ... More


Costs, Risks and Migration Networks between Europe and the United States, 1900-1914

Drew Keeling

Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, Stephan Vanfraechem, Torsten Feys, Lewis R. Fischer, Stéphane Hoste, and Stephan Vanfraechem (eds)

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/9780973893434.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essays explores the peak period of voluntary mass migration between Europe and the United States - 1900 to 1914. It focuses on the four major networks that enabled migration in such high ... More


On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Filiz Garip

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Why do Mexicans migrate to the United States? Is there a typical Mexican migrant? Beginning in the 1970s, survey data indicated that the average migrant was a young, unmarried man who was poor, ... More


Population Migration and Political Change

Thomas M. Holbrook

in Altered States: Changing Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190269128
eISBN:
9780190632809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269128.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter takes a close look at how migration patterns alter the political landscape of states, in part by influencing changes in state population characteristics. The migration analysis addresses ... More


The “Relatives and Friends Effect:” Migration Networks of Transatlantic Migrants From the Late Habsburg Monarchy

Annemarie Steidl

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/9780973893434.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines the effectiveness of the network of relatives and friends in providing support and information to Austrian transatlantic migrants under the Habsburg Monarchy, in attempt to ... More


Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London

Maritsa Poros

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772228
eISBN:
9780804775830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772228.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Although globalization seems like a recent phenomenon linked to migration, some groups have used social networks to migrate great distances for centuries. To gain new insights into migration today, ... More


Working for the Neighbours: Arab Migrants in Qatar

Zahra Babar

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The forces and factors driving regional migration have become more complex over time, and traditional explanations for the motivations, attraction, and selection of migrants are no longer sufficient ... More


Conclusion

Michael B. Miller

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/9780973893434.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter offers a conclusion to the overall findings of the journal. It summarises the core factors of mass migration: migration patterns and networks; the role of governments and ... More


Migration, social structure, and population structure

John D. Altringham

in Bats: From Evolution to Conservation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199207114
eISBN:
9780191810015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199207114.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter considers the migration patterns of bats and its connection with social and population structure. It highlights two phyllostomids, Leptonycterisyerbabuenae and Glossophagasoricina, and ... More


Ancestry and genealogy

Joel T. Dudley

in Exploring Personal Genomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199644483
eISBN:
9780191774577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644483.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores the genetics of human ancestry. Personal genomics's most intriguing and introspective aspect is the fact that each individual's genome contains the genetic footprints of ... More


The rural housing question: towards an answer

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Questions about the supply of housing in Britain's countrysides have been the focus of this book. It discussed the quality, location and the connection of rural housing question with the state of ... More


India’s Global and Internal Labor Migration and Resistance: A Case Study of Hyderabad

Immanuel Ness

in Guest Workers and Resistance to U.S. Corporate Despotism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036279
eISBN:
9780252093371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036279.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the emergence of India as a labor-export economy through assessing the warped development of the country in its effort to create a mobile labor force in all segments of the ... More


Volga Germans in the late nineteenth century: from refugees to foreign paupers

Tony Kushner

in The battle of Britishness: Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719066405
eISBN:
9781781704721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The decline of the grain trade, high population growth, and the threat of military service in the Russian army led ‘Volga Germans’ from the 1860s onwards to consider emigration. From the mid-1870s, ... More


Conclusion

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter discusses the main contemporary characteristics of the process of integration of Mexican immigrants in Los Angeles, which must be understood both in relation to the contexts ... More


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