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Who Are the Immigrants?: The Genesis of the New Diversity

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores the role of post-World War II immigration laws and policies of France, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, United States, and Canada in giving rise to the mix of new social ... More


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


Changing local governance, changing citizens

Catherine Durose, Stephen Greasley, and Liz Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The relationship between citizens and local decision makers is a long-standing policy pre-occupation and has often been the subject of debate by politicians across parties. Recent governments have ... More


Introduction

Maria Rosario T. de Guzman, Jill Brown, and Carolyn Pope Edwards

in Parenting From Afar and the Reconfiguration of Family Across Distance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265076
eISBN:
9780190265090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265076.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

An increasing number of families around the world are living apart—defining and redefining their relationships, roles, and ways of maintaining a sense of cohesion across distance. This book uniquely ... More


Leaving the City: The Amalfitan Diaspora in Italy

Patricia Skinner

in Medieval Amalfi and its Diaspora, 800-1250

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199646272
eISBN:
9780191751493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646272.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Chapter 8 opens up a series of three exploring the Amalfitan diaspora, and takes as its subject the issue of Amalfitans elsewhere in Italy. The chapter first considers the many Amalfitans and ... More


Libya’s Tebu: Living in the Margins

Rebecca Murray

in The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210960
eISBN:
9780190492151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210960.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on Libya’s Tebu community during Libya’s 2011 revolution. Told mainly through the voices of Tebu military and civil leaders, it describes Tebu origins and livelihood, their ... More


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