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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


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

Zhongwei Zhao and Fei Guo (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines the major demographic changes that have taken in China in recent decades and the major demographic challenges at the beginning of the 21st century. The extensive evidence presented ... More


Human Rights and Ethnocultural Justice

Will Kymlicka

in Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240982
eISBN:
9780191599729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240981.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Existing conceptions of human rights fail to address serious issues of ethnocultural justice. The reasons why human rights are insufficient for ethnocultural justice, and the possibility of greater ... More


The Egyptian Labor Market Revisited

Ragui Assaad (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162480
eISBN:
9781617970313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162480.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a follow-up to a 1998 publication by the Economic Research Forum (ERF). Its significance lies in the contributors' reliance on fresh data and solid analytical techniques used to examine ... More


An Overview of Internal and International Migration in Egypt*

Ragui Assaad

in The Egyptian Labor Market Revisited

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162480
eISBN:
9781617970313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162480.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the most recent patterns of internal and international migration in Egypt. It specifically attempts to answer the following questions: Have the current rates and patterns of ... More


The Impact of Temporary Migration on Migrant Communities

Fei Guo

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/9780199299294.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the impact of temporary migration on migrant communities in cities. It shows that migrant workers in Chinese cities are disadvantaged in terms of employment opportunities and ... 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


Labour Movement in Globalizing India

G. Vijay

in Economics: Volume 2: India and the International Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458943
eISBN:
9780199086894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458943.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The contentious debate labour movement and its role in development has had various dimensions. There have been controversies pertaining to a variety of theoretical approaches to the analysis of ... More


Native Internal Migration and the Labor Market Impact of Immigration

George J. Borjas, Barry R. Chiswick, 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/9780198788072.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a theoretical and empirical study of how immigration influences the joint determination of the wage structure and internal migration behavior for native-born workers in local ... More


Introduction: Migration, Family, and Masculinity in Postsocialist China

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Previous studies of migration, family, and gender in China are lacking in a number of ways—they have prioritized outcome over process and structural principles over emotionality, and they have ... More


Immigration in an Increasingly Globalized World

Margaret E. Peters

in Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174488
eISBN:
9781400885374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174488.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter examines the implications of the book's argument about immigration policy and globalization for other areas of international relations, including the study of international ... More


Privilege, Racialization, and Exclusionary Cosmopolitanism in Transnational Trajectories

M. Cristina Alcalde

in Peruvian Lives across Borders: Power, Exclusion, and Home

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041846
eISBN:
9780252050510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041846.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter introduces exclusionary cosmopolitanism as a theoretical framework for approaching transnational Peruvian identities. Within transnational Peruvian and more specifically limeño spaces ... More


A New Population Map for Egypt?

David Sims and Timothy Mitchell

in Egypt's Desert Dreams: Development or Disaster?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166686
eISBN:
9781617976544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166686.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter addresses Egypt’s demographics and internal migration. It looks at the government’s long-promoted strategy of moving people out of the crowded Nile Valley and into the desert, analyses ... More


Crafting Border Livelihoods

Sergio Chávez

in Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the political economic forces that created a precarious situation for one of the main characters of the book, Ramón García. It discusses how migrants from the ... More


Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Susanne "Yuk-Ping Choi and Yinni Peng

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

How has migration changed the Chinese family? Drawing on the life stories of 192 migrant men in southern China, this book examines the effect of mass rural-to-urban migration on family and gender ... More


China: Ensuring Equal Access to Education and Health Care for Children of Internal Migrants

Kirsten Di Martino

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the effects on children of internal migration in China, along with policy options recommended for addressing problems that Chinese migrant children are facing. Access to ... More


Migration

Matteo Gomellini and Cormac Ó Gráda

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

In the global history of human migration, the emigration out of Italy is unique. Between 1869 and 2015 some 30 million people left Italy. As a result, today we count 17.2 million Italian Americans ... More


Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Sergio Chávez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

Based on observations and in-depth interviews, Border Lives tells the story of how diverse groups of individuals came to establish roots in Tijuana, beginning shortly after the termination of the ... More


Marginal Men and China’s Grand Narratives

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the rural-to-urban migration history of four men, weaving their stories through the grand narrative of China’s economic modernization and the role of the state in regulating ... More


Patterns of Migration

Michael Anderson and Corinne Roughley

in Scotland's Populations from the 1850s to Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198805830
eISBN:
9780191843747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805830.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Internal and external migration have been all-pervasive features of Scottish life. In 1851, more than half the population had moved from their parish of birth before they were twenty; there was also ... More


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