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International Migration in the Asia–Pacific Region: Emerging Trends and Issues

Graeme Hugo

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:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

With more than half the world's population, the Asia‐Pacific Region has become the world's major source of international migrants, although there is also a great deal of migration within and into the ... More


The Bridging Function of Social Capital: Transnational Social Spaces

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/9780198293910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The interests, passions, and ideas undergirding and the resources inherent in social and symbolic ties can traverse nation-state borders for decades. As seen, migrant and migration networks help ... More


Mexicans, Canadians, and the Reconfiguration of Continental Migrations, 1915–1965

Bruno Ramirez

in Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060736
eISBN:
9780813050898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060736.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

By adopting a comparative approach and a supra-national perspective, this chapter analyses the reconfiguration of migrations that occurred on a continental scale between the First World War and the ... More


The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Torsten Feys

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book approaches the well-documented study of European mass migration to the United States of America from the viewpoint of mass migration as a business venture. The overall purpose is to ... More


Immigration in North Carolina’s Past: Learning from History

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646411
eISBN:
9781469646435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646411.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 recalls North Carolina’s four-hundred-year history of migration to the state. Immigrant populations from Europe and Africa provide a background for later Latin American immigration to North ... More


People and Patterns

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the migration and settlement patterns created by Mexican immigrants to South Chicago. The Chicago area provided employment, hope, and socioeconomic advancement for Mexican ... More


Taking India to the World

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

India is an important country of origin. While the migration flows are small relative to its population, India’s emigration represents a composite mix of different skill levels, temporary and ... More


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