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A Review of Dominant Theories of International Migration

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The greater part of the research on international migration has dealt with the question of why people migrate and, to a lesser extent, the dynamics of migration, such as chain migration in migrant ... More


The Crucial Meso Link: Social Capital in Social and Symbolic Ties

Thomas Faist

in The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Once the broader opportunities are set, the familiar story about evolving migration dynamics goes like this: as migration flows develop, potential migrants who have stayed at home can move in ... More


Solidaridad

Megan Ryburn

in Uncertain Citizenship: Everyday Practices of Bolivian Migrants in Chile

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298767
eISBN:
9780520970793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298767.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 uncovers the degree to which migrants are often excluded transnationally from social citizenship. The transnational space of social citizenship is defined in terms of tangible rights to ... More


Cheap Labour

Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on migrant labourers. Here, millions of humble Londoners from Europe and other parts of the world have formed the backbone, skeleton, and flesh and blood of the city's life. It ... More


A City of Hawkers, Shopkeepers and Businessmen

Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter takes a look at the growth of migrant enterprises in London. In the same way that migrants have worked in all sectors of the London economy as paid employees, whether in factories, buses ... More


“Working the Money”: Migrants, Remittances, and Social Ties

Smoki Musaraj

in Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750335
eISBN:
9781501750366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750335.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the intertwining of financial practices at firms with different forms of social ties. It concentrates on the role of mediators, such as “sekserë” and “të njohur” and the broader ... More


Introduction

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction outlines the book’s main arguments and contributions and introduces the study’s primary settings, subjects, and methodology. In contrast to research that employs a passive language ... More


Conclusion

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Migration from rural to urban areas was a feature of the development of most western societies. The economic factors were key factors of Irish migration patterns and trends. In addition, changing ... More


The Culture and Daily Life of the Kaohsiung Fishing Communities

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the daily lives of fishermen and fishing communities in Kaohsiung. It explores the migration networks of Taiwan and how ethnic boundaries impacted job prospects; the onshore ... More


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