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Migrant Studies

LAURENCE N. KOLONEL and LYNNE R. WILKENS

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the contributions of migrant studies to cancer research. Migrant populations have contributed essential information to research on the etiology of cancer. Foremost, they have ... More


European Outsourcing and Embassy Islam: L’Islam, C’Est Moi

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the origins of the privileged status enjoyed by foreign Islamic governments in the first stage (c. 1960–1990) of state–mosque relations in Europe. Several factors help explain ... More


The Components of Demographic Change in a Rapidly Growing Port-City: The Case of Liverpool in the Nineteenth Century

Richard Lawton

in Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853234357.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which presents a case study on the components of demographic change in Liverpool, England, describes the demographic profile of Liverpool in the nineteenth century and the ... More


Social Organization of the Labor Market in Shenzhen

Ching Kwan Lee

in Gender and the South China Miracle: Two Worlds of Factory Women

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211254
eISBN:
9780520920040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211254.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that one such local institutional factor is the labor market in Shenzhen. Autonomy in each factory was a response to the situation in that factory's labor market (its supply and ... More


Balancing precarious work, entrepreneurship and a new gendered professionalism in migrant self-employment

Ursula Apitzsch

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The structural crisis in the post-industrial society since the last third of the twentieth century was marked by the continuous eradication of jobs and workplaces without compensation in sight. This ... More


The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Vivek Bald, Miabi Chatterji, Sujani Reddy, and Manu Vimalassery (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book collects the work of a generation of scholars who are enacting a shift in the orientation of the field of South Asian American studies. By focusing upon the lives, work, and activism of ... More


Building Alliances

Felix L. Armfield

in Eugene Kinckle Jones: The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036583
eISBN:
9780252093623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036583.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the history of the National Urban League with a specific focus on Eugene Kinckle Jones's leadership. It covers the decade of the 1920s and the many issues that Jones and his ... More


Silence Speaks Volumes: Elite Responses to AIDS in Highlands Papua

Leslie Butt

in Making Sense of AIDS: Culture, Sexuality, and Power in Melanesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831936
eISBN:
9780824869229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831936.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the elite responses to HIV/AIDS in Highlands Papua. The concern of elite Papuans over the rapid spread of HIV in the province of Papua has generated a discourse that appears ... More


New Places, Names, and Selves

in Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226394787
eISBN:
9780226394732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394732.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Americans need a place to construct their dreams, and since their dreams usually involve material wealth, it helps if the place has plentiful resources. The land and its wealth have served this ... More


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