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The Economic Migrant

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the reasons for becoming an economic migrant. In the modern world, economic migrants tend to be both entrepreneurial and dynamic, having demonstrated their willingness to take ... More


Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Robert Garland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Most classical authors and modern historians depict the ancient Greek world as essentially stable and even static, once the so-called colonization movement came to an end. But this book argues that ... More


The Itinerant

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the itinerants in Archaic Greece. Itinerants are differentiated from the economic migrants investigated in the previous chapter by virtue of the fact that they regularly moved ... More


Migration Management: Ending in Tiers

Bridget Anderson

in Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 gives an overview of contemporary migration controls in the UK and how these are structured in a way that imagines the political, the social and the economic as fundamentally separate ... More


Colonial Emigration, Public Policy, and Tory Romanticism, 1783–1830

Karen O’Brien

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on white colonial emigration and the settlement of the British and Irish following the loss of the first British Empire. In particular, it examines the British imaginative ... More


Are Immigrants Favorably Self-Selected? An Economic Analysis

George J. Borjas and Barry R. Chiswick

in Foundations of Migration Economics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One of the standard propositions in the migration literature is that migrants tend to be favorably “self-selected” for labor market success. That is, economic migrants are described as tending on ... More


Refugee Rights in the Caribbean: A Study of Haitians in Jamaica

Sharon E. Clarke

in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora in the Wider Caribbean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034614
eISBN:
9780813039053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034614.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on how refugee policies are drafted toward Haitian refugees and how Haitian identities are produced in response to these policies. Many studies have brought forward the fact that ... More


Botswana: The Division of Zimbabweans into Refugees and Migrants

Alexander Betts

in Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451065
eISBN:
9780801468964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451065.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter illustrates how Botswana drew a sharp dichotomy between refugees and economic migrants. The contrast with South Africa's response, and the attendant human rights implications, raises the ... More


Who Is a Refugee?

Serena Parekh

in No Refuge: Ethics and the Global Refugee Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197507995
eISBN:
9780197508022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507995.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

“Refugee” is a term that is used in many different and sometimes inconsistent ways. This chapter provides an overview of the complexities involved in defining who a refugee is. It argues that because ... More


Tanzania: The Paradoxical Response to Congolese from South Kivu

Alexander Betts

in Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451065
eISBN:
9780801468964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451065.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the story of survival migration from the Congolese province of South Kivu to the region of Tanzania. South Kivu was a focal point of the two Congo wars (1996–1997 and ... More


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