Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies (Routledge International Handbooks)

Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies (Routledge International Handbooks)

By: Stephanie J. Nawyn (editor), Steven J. Gold (editor)Paperback

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The current era is marked by an unparalleled level of human migration, the consequence of both recent and long-term political, economic, cultural, social, demographic and technological developments. Despite increased efforts to limit its size and consequences, migration has wide-ranging impacts upon social, environmental, economic, political, and cultural life in countries of origin and settlement. Such transformations impact not only those who are migrating, but those who are left behind, as well as those who live in the areas where migrants settle. The Handbook of Migration Studies offers a conceptual approach to the study of international migration, exploring clearly the many modes of exit, reception and incorporation which involve varied populations in disparate political, economic, social and cultural contexts. How do these movements also facilitate the transmission of ideologies and identities, political and cultural practices and economic resources? Uniquely among texts in the subject area, the Handbook also provides a section devoted to exploring methods for studying international migration. Featuring forty-seven essays written by leading international and multidisciplinary scholars, the Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies offers a contemporary, integrated and comprehensive resource for students and scholars of sociology, politics, human geography, law, history, urban planning, journalism, and health care.

About Author

Steven J. Gold is professor and graduate program director in the Department of Sociology at Michigan State University. His interests include international migration, ethnic economies, qualitative methods and visual sociology. The past chair of the International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association, and the International Visual Sociology Association, Gold is the author, co-author or co-editor of six books, including The Store in the Hood: A Century of Ethnic Business and Conflict (Roman and Littlefield, 2010). Together with Ruben G. Rumbaut, he is the editor of The New Americans book series from LFB Publishers. Stephanie J. Nawyn is an assistant professor in Sociology at Michigan State University. Her research and teaching areas of expertise are in gender and immigration, with a focus on forced migration, families, and social incorporation. Dr. Nawyn conducts research on community development among immigrants and the importance of social networks and social capital to immigrant and refugee incorporation, as well as the socioeconomic advancement of African-born immigrants in the United States.


Introduction by Steven J. Gold and Stephanie J. Nawyn. Part I: Theories and Histories of International Migration 1. Economic Perspectives on Migration by Peter Karpestam and Fredrik N.G. Andersson 2. The Day After Tomorrow: Migration and Climate Change by Laszlo J. Kulcsar 3. Psychological Acculturation by Marc Bornstein 4. European Migration History by Leo Lucassen and Jan Lucassen 5. Migration History in the Americas by Donna Gabaccia 6. Asian Migration in the Longue Duree by Adam McKeown 7. Charting Refugee and Migration Routes in Africa by Solomon Getahun Part II: Refugees and Forced Migrants 8. Forced Migrants: From the Politics of Displacement to a Moral Economy of Reception by Charles Watters 9. Refugee Resettlement Policies and Pathways to Integration by Stephanie J. Nawyn 10. Human Trafficking by Kathryn Farr Part III: Migrants in the Economy 11. Unions and Immigrants by Hector L. Delgado 12. Middleman Entrepreneurs by Pyong Gap Min 13. Twenty-first Century Trends in Highly Skilled Migration by Astrid Eich-Krohm Part IV: Intersecting Inequalities in the Lives of Migrants 14. The Changing Configuration of Migration and Race by Miri Song 15. New Directions in Gender and Immigration Research by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo 16. Host Hostility and Nativism by Mehdi Bozorgmehr, Anny Bakalian and Sara Salman 17. Immigrants and Residential Segregation by Joe Darden and Flavia Cristaldi 18. Sexualities and International Migration by Eithne Luibheid 19. Migrants and Indigenous Nationalism by Nandita Sharma Part V: Creating and Recreating Community and Group Identity 20. Panethnicity by Yen Espiritu 21. Understanding Ethnicity from a Community Perspective by Min Zhou 22. Religion on the Move: The Place of Religion in Different Stages of the Migration Experience by Jacqueline Maria Hagan Part VI: Migrants and Social Reproduction 23. Immigrant Language Acquisition: An International Review by Guofang Li 24. Connecting Family and Migration by Linda Gjokaj, Maxine Baca Zinn, and Stephanie Nawyn 25. Immigrant Intermarriage by Charlie V. Morgan 26. Prospects for the Children of Immigrants in the Twenty-First Century by Julie Park 27. International Adoption by Andrea Louie Part VII: Migrants and the State 28. The Political Sociology of International Migration: Borders, Boundaries, Rights and Politics by Roger Waldinger and Thomas Soehl 29. Regulation, Recruitment and Control of Immigration by Matthew Light 30. Undocumented (or Unauthorized) Immigration by Cecilia Menjivar 31. Migration and Health by Guillermina Jasso 32. Micro- and Macro-Explanations of Naturalization by Thomas Janoski 33. Immigration and Education by Ramona Fruja Amthor 34. Emigration and the Sending State by Brendan Mullan and Cristian Dona-Reveco 35. Immigration and the Welfare State in Western Societies: Ethnic Heterogeneity, Redistribution and the Role of Institutions by Xavier Escandell and Alin M. Ceobanu Part VIII: Maintaining Links across Borders 36. The Historical, Cultural, Social and Political Backgrounds of Ethno-National Diasporas by Gabriel Sheffer 37. Transnationalism by Thomas Faist 38. Return Migration by Janet Salaff Part IX: Methods for Studying International Migration 39. Census Analysis by Karen A. Woodrow-Lafield 40. Surveys and Ethnosurveys by Mariano Sana and Becky Conway 41. Making Sense of the Other: Ethnographic Methods and Immigration Research by Patricia Fernandez-Kelly 42. Interviews by Chien-Juh Gu 43. Considering Time in Analysis of Migration by Gillian Stevens and Hiromi Ishizawa 44. Using Photography in Studies of International Migration by Steven J. Gold 45. The Challenges of On-Line Diaspora Research by Emily Noelle Ignacio 46. Comparative Methodologies in the Study of Migration by Irene Bloemraad 47. Action Research with Immigrants: Working with Vulnerable Immigrant Communities by Rigoberto Rodriguez

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  • ISBN13: 9781138787735
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 620
  • ID: 9781138787735
  • weight: 960
  • ISBN10: 1138787736

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