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Key Concepts in Migration

1st Edition

David Bartram; Maritsa V Poros; Pierre Monforte
eISBN-13: 9781473905450

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"Demonstrates that the study of international migration has really come of age. From acculturation to undocumented immigration, the authors consider more than three dozen concepts at the heart of migration studies. Clearly written in a highly readable style, the book is a valuable resource for students and scholars alike."

- Nancy Foner, City University of New York



"This very useful and authoritative compendium explicates thirty-eight concepts central to analysis of international migration. It is accessible to undergraduate students and even can enrich graduate courses. It nicely complements books like The Age of Migration or Exceptional People. Concision is a virtue!"

- Mark J. Miller, University of Delaware



This book provides lucid and intuitive explanations of the most important migration concepts as used in classrooms, among policymakers, and in popular and academic discourse. Arguing that there is a clear need for a better public understanding of migration, it sets out to clarify the field by exploring relevant concepts in a direct and engaging way. Each concept:

Includes an easy to understand definition
Provides real-world examples
Gives suggestions for further reading
Is carefully cross-referenced to other related concepts

It is an ideal resource for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying migration in sociology, politics, development and throughout the social sciences, as well as scholars in the field and practitioners in governmental and non-governmental organizations.

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ISBNs 9780857020796, 9780857020796, 9780857020789, 9780857020789, 9781473905450, 9781473905467, 1473905451
Language English
Number of Pages 184
Edition 1st