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Situating the First Puzzle: Why So Few Migrants and Why So Many?

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/9780198293910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Before turning to how relative immobility and chain migration proceed, there is a need to explain how macro-conditions set the stage for ‘Why so few out of most places?’ and ‘Why so many out of very ... More


Where Do We Go from Here?: Conditional Theories and Diverse Policies

Filiz Garip

in On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter begins with the stories of three migrants to demonstrate the need to recognize that there might be different logics for migration, seek to identify the conditions under which each logic ... More


Modern Migrations: Gujarati Indian Networks in New York and London

Maritsa Poros

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772228
eISBN:
9780804775830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772228.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Although globalization seems like a recent phenomenon linked to migration, some groups have used social networks to migrate great distances for centuries. To gain new insights into migration today, ... More


Why Do People Migrate?: Identifying Diverse Mechanisms of Migration

Filiz Garip

in On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides an overview of the migration field, and a brief review of Mexico–U.S. migration flows up to 1965, the year the analysis here begins. It describes the data and methods that led ... More


“Go Work Over There and Come Do Something Here”: Circular Migrants

Filiz Garip

in On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses a particular group that dominated the migrant stream from Mexico to the United States in 1965. The group contained a large share of men—many of them household heads who were ... More


“Putting Down Roots”: Urban Migrants

Filiz Garip

in On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses a particular group that continually increased its share among the first-time migrants between 1965 and 2010—from less than 10 percent to nearly 70 percent. This group, called ... More


“Your Place Is Where Your Family Is”: Family Migrants

Filiz Garip

in On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discuses a particular migrant group that doubled in size, as well as in its relative share among first-time migrants from Mexico to the United States, between 1987 and 1990. This group ... More


Who leaves Sweden’s large housing estates?

Åsa Bråmå and Roger Andersson

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the character and the destinations of the out-migration flows in four large housing estates in Sweden. It analyses the destinations of the out-movers in terms of different kinds ... More


Introduction

Filiz Garip

in On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. This book is about Mexico–U.S. migration flows between 1965 and 2010. It seeks to characterize and explain the diversity in ... More


“We Leave to Help Our Parents Economically”: Crisis Migrants

Filiz Garip

in On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. Migration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691161068
eISBN:
9781400883769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161068.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses a new migrant group that replaced the circular migrants as the predominant group among the first-time Mexican migrants to the United States between 1980 and 1990. The group ... More


Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Christian Dustmann

in Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides the context for the volume as a whole. It starts with a brief outline of the social and historical background of many migration flows observed today. It continues with a summary ... More


Immigration in North Carolina's Past: Learning From History

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834282
eISBN:
9781469603926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899380_gill.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter revisits North Carolina's four-hundred-year history of migration to the state. It first describes the arrival of Europeans, the first immigrants of North Carolina. Next, it discusses the ... More


Women and religion: contemporary and future challenges: editors’ introduction

Elisabetta Ruspini, Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, and Consuelo Corradi

in Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter discusses the relationship between social change, religion, and women's lives and self-definition in the contemporary world. Using international and interdisciplinary ... More


From exclusion to inclusion: women and interfaith dialogue in the Mediterranean area

Francesco Antonelli and Elisabetta Ruspini

in Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details women's contribution to interfaith dialogue in the Mediterranean. This area is often referred to a uniform region and usually depicted as highly problematic, since conflicts and ... More


Revolution and Remigration

Kathleen López

in Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607122
eISBN:
9781469607986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607122.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on how politics, warfare, and revolutions disrupt migration flows, dislocate people, and sever homeland ties, sometimes forever. Revolutions in China, 1949, and Cuba, 1959, ... More


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