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Introduction: Global Migration Governance

Alexander Betts

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This Introduction offers a background to the global governance of migration. It argues that although there is no coherent UN-based multilateral framework regulating states' responses to migration, ... More


Conclusion

Alexander Betts

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a summary overview of the chapters in the book, examining their collective contribution to understanding the institutions, politics, and normative dimensions of global migration ... More


Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Uma A. Segal, Doreen Elliott, and Nazneen S. Mayadas (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Immigration occurs in the wealthy nations of the global north and the not-so-rich countries of the global south; it involves individuals who arrive with substantial human capital and those with ... More


Diaspora Engagement goes Global

Alan Gamlen

in Human Geopolitics: States, Emigrants, and the Rise of Diaspora Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833499
eISBN:
9780191871931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833499.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 8 shows how diaspora engagement shifted from a regional model of migration management to a global best practice. In the late 1990s, engaging diasporas was openly advocated by a range of ... More


Hong Kong: Migrant Lives, Landscapes, and Journeys

Caroline Knowles and Douglas Harper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226448565
eISBN:
9780226448589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448589.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In 1997 the United Kingdom returned control of Hong Kong to China, ending the city's status as one of the last remnants of the British Empire and initiating a new phase for it as both a modern city ... More


EU Migration Policies and External Relations

Katharina Eisele

in Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190211394
eISBN:
9780190270100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211394.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter analyses the link between the European Union’s external relations and its migration policy. It explains how this link between the two developed in the 1990s, with the European Commission ... More


The Philosophical and Empirical Context

Peter W. Higgins

in Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670260
eISBN:
9780748695126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670260.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter begins by surveying data on trends, patterns, and causes of contemporary global migration that are salient for the moral evaluation of immigration policies. This survey both ... More


Migrants' care work in private households, or the strength of bilocal and transnational ties as a last(ing) resource in global migration

Felicitas Hillmann

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes the impact of gender in the global migration debate. Italy and Germany are chosen to highlight the high capacity of migrant strategies to adapt to the needs of an informalised ... More


More Research and Fewer Experts: Global Governance and International Migration

Katy Long

in Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What role do research and researchers play in reforming the global governance of international migration? Whereas research has played a role in identifying and systematizing the weaknesses within ... More


A Knowledge-base for the EU External Migration Policy: The Case of the CARIM Observatories

Agnieszka Weinar

in Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Since the early 2000s, the European Union (EU) has been gradually developing its external migration policy, the Global Approach to Migration. In support of the policy, the EU has been funding ... More


Placing Intimate Migrations

Deborah A. Boehm

in Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses intimate migrations, which are constituted in the geographic, conceptual, and lived spaces between the intimate and the structural. Indeed, everyday encounters with the state ... More


Filipino Crosscurrents

Kale Bantigue Fajardo

in Filipino Crosscurrents: Oceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666645
eISBN:
9781452946795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666645.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the global migration of Filipinos and the social and economic challenges of seafarers. The Philippines is currently the top supplier of shipping labor and Filipino ... More


Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277762
eISBN:
9780520959217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277762.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Gardens are immobile, literally rooted in the earth, but they are also shaped by migration and by the transnational movement of ideas, practices, plants, and seeds. This book reveals how successive ... More


Remote Sensing: Structures of Feeling in Long-Distance Communication

Ulla D. Berg

in Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the mediated relationships and transnational forms of sociability established by long-distance communication practices in contexts of prolonged family separation. Despite the ... 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


Transnationalism of the Heart: Familyhood across Borders

Carola Suárez-Orozco and Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco

in What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Global migrations are transforming the very shape, essence, and definition of family. This chapter examines the prominence of transnational familyhood and its implications for the meaning of family ... More


Dear China: Emigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820-1980

Gregor Benton and Hong Liu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298415
eISBN:
9780520970540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298415.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Qiaopi is the name given to the “silver letters” Chinese emigrants sent home in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These letters-cum-remittances, which were entered into UNESCO’s Memory of the ... More


Introduction: Natives and Newcomers, Partners in Health

Patricia Illingworth and Wendy E. Parmet

in Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814789216
eISBN:
9780814760826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789216.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The 2015 Ebola epidemic, as well as the global migration crisis, bring to light the connection many people make between loathsome disease and strangers. Myths about newcomers and disease have long ... More


The Global Rise of Diaspora Institutions

Alan Gamlen

in Human Geopolitics: States, Emigrants, and the Rise of Diaspora Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833499
eISBN:
9780191871931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833499.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 2 provides a descriptive overview of the data. It defines the forms and functions of diaspora ministries, departments, extra-territorial voting provisions, and discretionary consular ... More


Human Geopolitics: States, Emigrants, and the Rise of Diaspora Institutions

Alan Gamlen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198833499
eISBN:
9780191871931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833499.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book describes and explains how diaspora engagement institutions have spread globally and begun to unleash a new wave of human geopolitics. Migration has become an urgent priority around the ... More


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