Mass Migration in the World-System: Past, Present, and Future

Editor Eric Mielants, Terry-Ann Jones

Paradigm Publishers | February 1, 2011 | Trade Paperback

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Mass Migration in the World-System offers diverse perspectives on the political, economic, social and environmental impact of international domestic migration. Written with a balance of quantitative, qualitative, and theoretical contributions and insights, this book brings to light the multiple experiences of migrants across different zones of the world economy. By engaging wide-ranging ideas and theoretical viewpoints of the migration process, the labor market for immigrants, and the rights of migrants, this book provides an important–and much needed–interdisciplinary perspective on the issues of mass migration.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 254 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 in

Published: February 1, 2011

Publisher: Paradigm Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1594518149

ISBN - 13: 9781594518140

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Mass Migration in the World-System: Past, Present, and Future

Editor Eric Mielants, Terry-Ann Jones

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 254 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 in

Published: February 1, 2011

Publisher: Paradigm Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1594518149

ISBN - 13: 9781594518140

About the Book

"Mass Migration in the World-System" offers diverse perspectives on the political, economic, social and environmental impact of international domestic migration. Written with a balance of quantitative, qualitative, and theoretical contributions and insights, this book brings to light the multiple experiences of migrants across different zones of the world economy. By engaging wide-ranging ideas and theoretical viewpoints of the migration process, the labor market for immigrants, and the rights of migrants, this book provides an important and much needed interdisciplinary perspective on the issues of mass migration.

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Mass Migration in the World-System offers diverse perspectives on the political, economic, social and environmental impact of international domestic migration. Written with a balance of quantitative, qualitative, and theoretical contributions and insights, this book brings to light the multiple experiences of migrants across different zones of the world economy. By engaging wide-ranging ideas and theoretical viewpoints of the migration process, the labor market for immigrants, and the rights of migrants, this book provides an important–and much needed–interdisciplinary perspective on the issues of mass migration.

About the Author

Terry-Ann Jones is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University and the author of Jamaican Immigrants in the United States and Canada: Race, Transnationalism, and Social Capital (2008). Eric Mielants is Associate Professor in Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Fairfield University and the author of The Origins of Capitalism and the 'Rise of the West' (2007). Most recently he co-edited the study Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States (2009).