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Contested Areas of Sovereignty: Labor Migration and Asylum Policy in New Countries of Immigration: Ireland, Italy, and Poland

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the politics of migration in three recent countries of immigration. The analysis of employers, trade unions, and humanitarian NGOs in shaping national migration policies again ... More


International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Douglas S. Massey and J. Edward Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

International migration emerged as a global phenomenon at the end of the twentieth century. All developed nations have become de facto receivers of immigrants, mostly from the developing world. ... More


No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Michael A. Olivas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the 1982 U.S. Supreme Court case of Plyler v. Doe. This decision resolved the issue of whether or not state laws could restrict the educational opportunities of immigrant ... More


South Africa: Immigration to Post-Apartheid South Africa: Critical Reflections

Brij Maharaj

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

There have been long delays in developing a new progressive immigration policy in South Africa. It is true that despite the numerous problems that face the majority of blacks in South Africa, for ... More


Introduction

Douglas S. Massey and J. Edward Taylor

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

By the year 2000, the total population of people living outside their country of birth or citizenship reached approximately 160 million. Over the next few decades, we can expect to see larger and ... More


Trends in International Migration in and from Africa

Aderanti Adepoju

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Africa is a region of considerable, essentially intra‐continental migration, consisting of regional movement by refugees, undocumented migrants, and seasonal labour migrants. Emigrants to northern ... More


The Role of Recruiters in Labor Migration

Manolo I. Abella

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Job brokering for profit has become an important institution in the market for foreign labour, especially where social networks are not yet established to facilitate migration or where states of ... More


They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Frans J. Schryer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

For Mexicans on both sides of the border, the migrant experience has changed significantly over the past two decades. This book draws on the experiences of indigenous people from a region in the ... More


The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the impact of globalization—and of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in particular—on the North American poultry industry, focusing on the displacement of African ... More


Bound in Tension: Mexican Americans, Braceros, and Undocumented Migrants, 1947–1960

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the attitudes of Mexican Americans toward braceros and “wetbacks” in the Salinas Valley during the period 1947–1960, with particular emphasis on how the tension between them ... More


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