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International migration and social theory / Karen O'Reilly
Bib ID 6039379
Format BookBook
Author
O'Reilly, Karen
 
Description Basingstoke [UK] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 
xi, 182 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780230221314
0230221319
9780230221307
0230221300
Series

Themes in social theory.

Summary

"Affecting millions across the globe every day, international migration encompasses a wide range of issues, from individual upheaval to government policy. Examining how migration has been theorized and using empirical examples to explore hot topics, this book shows how migration cuts to the heart of notions of identity, home and belonging"--

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  • Machine generated contents note:
  • IntroductionPractice Theory: A Framework for International Migration ResearchTheories and Perspectives in MigrationLifestyle Migration: British Migration to Spain's Coastal AreasLabour Migration: Mexican Labour Migration to the United StatesDomestic Labour Migration: Filipina Domestic Labour Migration to Hong KongRefugees and Forced Migration: Refugee Children in the United KingdomConclusion.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-178) and index.

Subjects Emigration and immigration -- Cross-cultural studies.  |  Emigration and immigration law -- Social aspects.
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International migration & social theory.

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