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The Human Rights of Migrant Workers: Why Do So Few Countries Care?

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines why so few countries have ratified international legal instruments for the protection of the rights of migrant workers. The existing literature has identified a host of legal ... More


International Approaches to Governing Temporary Labour Migrants: A Critical Assessment of the UN Committee on Migrant Workers, the ILO Conventions on Labour Migration, and the International Migrants Alliance

Ethel Tungohan

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

International organizations are increasingly involved in attempts to address the growing global problem of the mistreatment of migrant workers, with a view to better managing migration flows, so as ... More


A New Paradigm for the European Asylum Regime

DaniÈle Joly and Astri Suhrke

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:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Discusses trends in the concept and practice of asylum over the last two decades of the twentieth century. Most of these changes took place in the industrialized world, particularly in Europe. The ... More


Introduction

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter is an overview of an emerging, quintessentially modern form of international migrant—the guestworker. Guestworkers are a relatively new form of labor migrant—one designed to ... More


International migrants

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Until the early twenty-first century, the movement of international migrants into rural areas of Britain had been a limited feature of population gains. However, the arrival of migrant workers ... More


Engagement with the World Economy

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The engagement of developing countries with the world economy witnessed a decline during the period from 1950 to 1980, particularly as compared with the past, but revived circa 1980 to gather ... More


Moving Faith

Phillip Connor

in Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479853908
eISBN:
9781479858279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853908.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the role of religion in the decisions and destinations of international migrants. It begins with an assessment of the religious backgrounds of international movers before ... More


Darkness before Daybreak: African Migrants Living on the Margins in Southern Italy Today

Hans Lucht

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270718
eISBN:
9780520950467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270718.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book chronicles the lives of a group of fishermen from Ghana who took the long and dangerous journey to Southern Italy in search of work in a cutthroat underground economy. A story that ... More


Interculturalism as conservative multiculturalism? New generations from an immigrant background in Milan, Italy, and the challenge to categories and boundaries

Eduardo Barberis

in Divercities: Understanding Super Diversity in Deprived and Mixed Neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447338178
eISBN:
9781447338222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338178.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on interculturalism in the context of emerging national and local models of incorporating international migrants in Italy, and the city of Milan more specifically. Italy is a ... More


Introduction: Introducing Immigrant Faith

Phillip Connor

in Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479853908
eISBN:
9781479858279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853908.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the religion of immigrants living in the West from a life-course perspective, from the point of migration and the migratory journey itself through the religious lives of immigrant ... More


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