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Retirement Migration: Paradoxes of Ageing

Retirement Migration: Paradoxes of Ageing

1st Edition

Caroline Oliver
February 20, 2013

The book is the first ethnographic study of international retirement migration and offers a sometimes surprising picture of the potentials, seductions and limitations of the lifestyles. People envision retirement as freedom from responsibilities through shedding the restrictive shackles of their...

The Global Health Care Chain: From the Pacific to the World

The Global Health Care Chain: From the Pacific to the World

1st Edition

John Connell
October 10, 2012

For more than a quarter of a century there has been significant international migration of skilled health workers, but in the last decades, with critical changes in both sending and receiving countries, few parts of the world are now unaffected by the consequences of the migration of health workers...

Asian Migrants and European Labour Markets: Patterns and Processes of Immigrant Labour Market Insertion in Europe

Asian Migrants and European Labour Markets: Patterns and Processes of Immigrant Labour Market Insertion in Europe

1st Edition

Ernst Spaan, Felicitas Hillmann, Ton van Naerssen
September 19, 2012

In an era of globalization and demographic transition international migration has become an important issue for European governments. The past decades have seen an increasing and diversifying flow of migrants from different parts of the world, including many from South, Southeast and East Asia. It...

Migration in Comparative Perspective: Caribbean Communities in Britain and France

Migration in Comparative Perspective: Caribbean Communities in Britain and France

1st Edition

Margaret Byron, Stéphanie Condon
February 23, 2012

This book presents a comparative perspective on post-war Caribbean migration to Britain and France. Both migrations were responses to the link between former colonies and colonial powers. However, the movements of labor occurred within separately and differently evolving political contexts,...

The International Migration of Health Workers

The International Migration of Health Workers

1st Edition

John Connell
February 23, 2012

This volume provides the first detailed overview of the growing phenomenon of the international migration of skilled health workers. The contributors focus on who migrates, why they migrate, what the outcomes are for them and their extended families, what their experiences in the workforce are, and...

Refugees, Recent Migrants and Employment: Challenging Barriers and Exploring Pathways

Refugees, Recent Migrants and Employment: Challenging Barriers and Exploring Pathways

1st Edition

Sonia McKay
August 16, 2011

Upheavals in vast areas of the world have led to a growing number of international refugees, a significant proportion of which have made their way to the West. At the same time, economic and social pressures, together with skills and labour shortages, have encouraged the migration for work of...

Migration and Populations in China: Moving Peoples and Creating Change

Migration and Populations in China: Moving Peoples and Creating Change

1st Edition

Caroline Hoy
October 15, 2007

The internal migration of its population is the most dynamic demographic phenomenon in China today. Investigating this, Caroline Hoy's detailed book integrates description and analysis, and incorporates a wide range of sources (both Chinese and English), from census and...

Migration and Health in Asia

Migration and Health in Asia

1st Edition

Santosh Jatrana, Mika Toyota, Brenda S. A. Yeoh
July 15, 2005

The processes of migration and health are inextricably linked in complex ways, with migration impacting on the mental and physical health of individuals and communities. Health itself can be a motivation for moving or a reason for staying, and migration can have implications on the health of those...

Population Mobility and Indigenous Peoples in Australasia and North America

Population Mobility and Indigenous Peoples in Australasia and North America

1st Edition

Martin Bell, John Taylor
December 25, 2003

This book draws together relevant research findings to produce the first comprehensive overview of Indigenous peoples' mobility. Chapters draw from a range of disciplinary sources, and from a diversity of regions and nation-states. Within nations, mobility is the key determinant of local population...

Urban Ethnic Encounters: The Spatial Consequences

Urban Ethnic Encounters: The Spatial Consequences

1st Edition

Freek Colombijn, Aygen Erdentug
July 18, 2002

Urban Ehtnic Encounters attempts to answer the two leading questions of how urban space structures the life of ethnic groups and how ethnic diversity helps to shape urban space. A multidisciplinary team of authors searches the various dimensions of the spatial organization of inter-ethnic relations...

Migration, Globalisation and Human Security

Migration, Globalisation and Human Security

1st Edition

David T. Graham, Nana K. Poku
November 25, 1999

Migration, Globalisation and Human Security looks at a range of security and human security issues related to the displacement of civilian populations and shows how the tenuous existence of migrants can lead to a myriad of human security threats. Providing major theoretical analyses of recent...

Migration and Gender in the Developed World

Migration and Gender in the Developed World

1st Edition

Paul Boyle, Keith Halfacree
September 02, 1999

The subject of migration has traditionally been analysed through the lens of economic factors. The importance of adopting a gender sensitive perspective to academic work is now generally appreciated. Migration and Gender in the Developed World contains chapters from a diverse range of leading...

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