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International Migration in the Age of Crisis and Globalization : Historical and Recent Experiences (Hardcover)

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The international mobility of people is a main feature of the global economy of today and yesterday although external openness is oft en more favorable to goods and money than people across diff erent periods of the world economy including crisis, globalization, nationalism and autarkic trends. Immigration augments the labor force in receiving countries and provides many of the bodies and minds that are essential to any vibrant economy. Talented people are critical to the transfer of knowledge, ideas, fresh capital, contacts, and entrepreneurial capacities. Th is book that promotes a freer and more humane regime for the mobility of people is based on a blend of theory and empirical evidence comprising varied country examples, and rich historical material ranging from the mid-19th century to the early 21st century. It discusses the conceptual underpinnings of the push-and-pull factors of current migration waves and their impacts for development on the source and receiving countries. Th e analysis reviewsthe historical context under which various migration experiences have taken place - both in periods of internationalism and in periods of nationalism - in order to contribute to debates on the desirability of and the tensions and costs involved in the current process of international migration and globalization. Th ese issues are relevant during times of both economic slumps and times of economic growth --Provided by publisher. *Author: Solimano, Andres *Subtitle: Historical and Recent Experiences *Publication Date: 2010/07/31 *Number of Pages: 223 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 6.25 *Height: 9.25


Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521194259
SKU 214954349
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0521194253
Release Date 7/1/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0223
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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