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Lifestyle Migration

Caroline Oliver

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Lifestyle migration is a diverse and lesser known form of migration, which despite its acceleration over the last decades in numbers, scope, and impact, has only recently been the focus of research. ... More


Thailand: Immigration to Thailand: The Case of Migrant Workers from Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia

Supang Chantavanich and Ratchada Jayagupta

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/9780195388138.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

With about five million Egyptians abroad, Egypt is always regarded in the migration literature as a labor-sending country. Hundreds of articles and books were written on Egypt as a sending country, ... More


Were the Jews a Persecuted Minority?

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the arguments set forth to explain why the Jews became a population of skilled craftsmen, traders, bankers, and physicians and why they created a worldwide urban diaspora. These ... More


British Migration and the Peopling of the Empire

Marjory Harper

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Nineteenth century migration was the product of an extremely complex web of influences, which created a restless, rootless population and also provided an outlet for it in an expanding world within ... More


Moving Romans: Migration to Rome in the Principate

Laurens E. Tacoma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198768050
eISBN:
9780191821868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768050.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Moving Romans offers an analysis of Roman migration by applying general insights, models, and theories from the field of migration history. It provides a coherent framework for the study of Roman ... More


Introduction: Migration Before Modernity

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/9780198768050.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter starts by sketching the chequered historiography of Roman migration. The mistaken linkage of migration with modernity has for a long time obscured the fact that mobility and migration ... More


Late Antiquity

Robert Chazan

in Refugees or Migrants: Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300218572
eISBN:
9780300240627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218572.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers Jewish population movement from late antiquity through the end of the eighteenth century, with a focus on often-neglected voluntary Jewish relocation; it offers a balanced ... More


Movement Eastward

Robert Chazan

in Refugees or Migrants: Pre-Modern Jewish Population Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300218572
eISBN:
9780300240627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218572.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter details the Jewish movement eastward. Toward the end of the thirteenth century and on into the fourteenth, the more advanced polities of the northwest began to limit and then expel their ... More


Dil Maya: Fragments of a Life

Michael Hutt

in Unbecoming Citizens: Culture, Nationhood, and the Flight of Refugees from Bhutan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670608
eISBN:
9780199081806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670608.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter is based on some nine hours of taped conversations with an elderly Lhotshampa woman, named ‘Dil Maya’ in a refugee camp. In his reconstruction, the author attempts to recover an ... More


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