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Political Battles at Home and in Brussels: Labor Migration and Asylum Policy in Established Countries of Immigration: France, the United Kingdom, and Germany

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The politics of migration in the three established countries of immigration, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, are scrutinized in this chapter, with particular emphasis being placed on an ... More


National Actors and European Solutions: The Contours of Conflict

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In this chapter, the politics of bottom-up and top-down Europeanization of migration policies are analyzed. The European Commission has been highly active over the course of the past 10 years, but ... More


The Role of Recruiters in Labor Migration

Manolo I. Abella

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:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Job brokering for profit has become an important institution in the market for foreign labour, especially where social networks are not yet established to facilitate migration or where states of ... More


A Riotous Success: Guestworkers, “Illegal Immigrants,” and the Promise of Managed Migration

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/9780691102689.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reveals the intimate and early relationship between illegal immigration and authorized guestworker programs, a relationship that continues to this day. Guestworker programs had persisted ... More


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

Cindy Hahamovitch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From South Africa in the nineteenth century to Hong Kong today, nations around the world, including the United States, have turned to guestworker programs to manage migration. These temporary labor ... More


Flexible and Accommodating: Successful Recruitment and Retention of Filipinos

JoAnna Poblete

in Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the labor recruitment and retention strategies developed by the Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association (HSPA) specifically for Filipino U.S. colonials. Learning from the mistakes ... More


Changing Communities, Changing Identities: Indians and the Colonial World

in Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757041
eISBN:
9780804784603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757041.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Indian tribute labor system in Guatemala gradually disintegrated in the eighteenth century. As elsewhere in Spanish America, this was a transition not only from draft labor to free labor but also ... More


Letters Home: The Failure of Puerto Rican Recruitment

JoAnna Poblete

in Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the ground-level experiences of early Puerto Rican colonial migrants to Hawaiʻi, including the labor recruitment process and daily circumstances, as well as reactions to these ... More


Aurora colonialis: German Imperialism and the Modernity of Slavery

in The Intestines of the State: Youth, Violence, and Belated Histories in the Cameroon Grassfields

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226026114
eISBN:
9780226026138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226026138.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the impact of German imperialism on slavery in the Cameroon Grassfields. It suggests that the German presence in the Grassfields not only increased the taking of slaves under ... More


Struggle and Resistance: 1885–1945

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores themes of collective struggle and resistance and relate them to several major historical processes and events in which Japanese were involved during the period 1885–1945. These ... More


Obreros in the Peach State: The Growth of Georgia's Working-Class Mexican Immigrant Communities from a Transnational Perspective

Michael K. Bess

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the development of Mexican working-class communities in Georgia from a transnational perspective. Job opportunities and economic crisis combined with social networks to produce ... More


The Human Resource

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the extent of the labors rendered by the Pacific islanders for the war effort. Local laborers reduced expenditure for transport, training, upkeep, and pensions. Though colonial ... More


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