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Immigration Worldwide: Trends and Analysis

Doreen Elliott, Nazneen S. Mayadas, and Uma A. Segal

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of theories of immigration, historical trends, and a model for policy analysis. The focus is on worldwide migration, providing a historical perspective that has ... More


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


Kathie Friedman-Kasaba, Memories of Migration: Gender, Ethnicity, and Work in the Lives of Jewish and Italian Women in New York, 1870–1924. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996. 242 pp.

Hasia R. Diner

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0022
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Memories of Migration: Gender, Ethnicity, and Work in the Lives of Jewish and Italian Women in New York, 1870–1924 by Kathie Friedman-Kasaba is presented. Friedman-Kasaba's work ... More


Migration and Urbanization

Laurens E. Tacoma

in Moving Romans: Migration to Rome in the Principate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198768050
eISBN:
9780191821868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768050.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 subjects urban migration theory to further scrutiny. It is argued that, despite the voluminous literature on urban graveyard models, applications to the Roman world have been relatively ... More


The Nexus of Cross-Border Migration and Social Inequalities

Thomas Faist

in The Transnationalized Social Question: Migration and the Politics of Social Inequalities in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199249015
eISBN:
9780191872334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199249015.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

How is cross-border migration a visible reflection of manifold global inequalities, political and economic alike? This question raises two major issues. The first concerns how social inequalities ... More


Labour Movement in Globalizing India

G. Vijay

in Economics: Volume 2: India and the International Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458943
eISBN:
9780199086894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458943.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The contentious debate labour movement and its role in development has had various dimensions. There have been controversies pertaining to a variety of theoretical approaches to the analysis of ... More


All Roads Lead From Olancho to Swine’s: The Making of A Latino/a Working Class in The American South

Vanesa Ribas

in On the Line: Slaughterhouse Lives and the Making of the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282957
eISBN:
9780520958821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282957.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter contextualizes Central American migration to the United States, describing especially the work and migration histories of women from Honduras and El Salvador. The “ethnic succession” ... More


Genealogies of the Folk Concept in Colonial Uttarakhand

Stefan Fiol

in Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041204
eISBN:
9780252099786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041204.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, indigenous and British colonial elites gathered local knowledge from low-status (Shilpkar) performers and inscribed this knowledge within the ... More


Roots and Routes: The Paths Of Lebanese Migration

Andrew Arsan

in Interlopers of Empire: The Lebanese Diaspora in Colonial French West Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199333387
eISBN:
9780199388202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333387.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the networks of movement along which Lebanese migrants to colonial French West Africa travelled. Scholars have suggested that kin, locality, and confession shaped the settlement ... More


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