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The Age of Migration, 5th Edition International Population Movements in the Modern World

The leading text in the field, this authoritative work offers a global perspective on the nature of migration flows, why they occur, and their consequences for both origin and destination societies. Chapters provide up-to-date descriptions and comparative analyses of major migration regions in the North and South. The role of population movements in the formation of ethnic minority groups is examined, as is the impact of growing ethnic diversity on economies, cultures, and political institutions. Useful pedagogical features include accessible boxed examples, tables, maps, and suggestions for further reading. The companion website features an online-only chapter, additional case studies, links to relevant resources, and migration photos.

New to This Edition
*Thoroughly revised with the latest information, analysis, theoretical developments, and policies.
*Addresses the impact of the global economic crisis since 2008.
*Covers the effects of climate change on migration and security.
*Discusses new types of labor migration; marriage migration; new areas of origin, transit, and destination; and other current trends.

About the Author

Stephen Castles, DPhil, is Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Sydney. He was previously Director of the International Migration Institute at the University of Oxford. His books and articles have been translated into many languages and have been highly influential in the development of international migration studies.

Hein de Haas, PhD, is Co-Director of the International Migration Institute, University Lecturer in Migration Studies, and James Martin Fellow at the University of Oxford. He is also Professor of Migration and Development at Maastricht University.

Mark J. Miller, PhD, is the Emma Smith Morris Professor at the University of Delaware. He edited the International Migration Review from 1983 to 2005. He is a recipient of the Francis Alison award, the highest honor extended to faculty by the University of Delaware.

Product Details :

  • Paperback: 401 pages
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press; Fifth Edition edition (December 17, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1462513115
  • ISBN-13: 978-1462513116
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.7 x 1.5 inches

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