Global Mobility Regimes

Hardcover | November 18, 2011

EditorR. Koslowski

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Global mobility refers to movements of people across international borders for any length of time or purpose. In addition to the world’s 214 million migrants, there are more than two billion annual border crossings of tourists, students, business people and commuters who travel internationally for stays of less than a year. This volume considers “global mobility” as an alternative concept to “international migration” in order to gain insights into international cooperation on movements of people across international borders; examines a set of interacting global mobility regimes: the established international refugee regime, a latent but strengthening international travel regime and a non-existent but potential international labor migration regime; and explores the possibilities of increasing international cooperation, especially through linkages among these three issue areas.

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Global mobility refers to movements of people across international borders for any length of time or purpose. In addition to the world’s 214 million migrants, there are more than two billion annual border crossings of tourists, students, business people and commuters who travel internationally for stays of less than a year. This volume...

Rey Koslowski is an Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Informatics at the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY). Koslowski is the author of Migrants and Citizens: Demographic Change in the European States System (2000); editor of International Migration and the Globalization of Domestic Pol...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:298 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:November 18, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230116922

ISBN - 13:9780230116924

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Global Mobility Regimes: A Conceptual Framework--Rey Koslowski * PART I: International Cooperation on Migration, Refugees and Travel * International Cooperation on Migration and the UN System--Susan Martin * The International Travel Regime--Rey Koslowski * The International Refugee Regime and Issue Linkage--Alexander Betts * PART II: Securing International Travel * International Cooperation on Border Security in the Developed World--Jason Ackleson * International Cooperation on Travel Document Security in the Developed World--Mark Salter * Border Control Assistance in States Recovering from Collapse and Conflict--George Gavrilis * International Cooperation on Travel Document Security in the Developing World--Kamal Sadiq * UN Travel Bans--Susan Ginsburg and Hiroyuki Tanaka * PART III: Realizing an International Labor Migration Regime * Prospects and Prescriptions for a Global Mobility Regime: Five Lessons from the WTO--Christopher Rudolph * International Labor Migration: The Numbers-Rights Dilemma--Philip Martin * Migration and the Global Mobility of Labor: A Public Goods Approach--James Hollifield * Who’s Afraid of International Migration in the United Nations?--Joseph Chamie and Barry Mirkin * Conclusions: Prospects for Cooperation, Regime Formation, and Future Research--Rey Koslowski