Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration

Hardcover | June 19, 2012

EditorMarc R. Rosenblum, Daniel J. Tichenor

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In The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration, leading migration experts Marc Rosenblum and Daniel Tichenor gather together 29 field specialists in an authoritative volume on the issue. Integrating the perspectives of the wide variety of fields that hold a stake in thestudy of migration-political science, sociology, economics, anthropology-this book presents an unprecedented interdisciplinary look at an issue that defines the modern era: the large-scale movement of people across international borders.The volume begins with three chapters analyzing the origins and causes of migration, including both source and destination states. The second section then asks: what are the consequences of migration at both ends of the migration chain? Chapters in this section consider economics, the effects ofmigration on parties and political participation, and social and cultural effects. A third group of chapters focuses on immigration policy. These include primers on the history and dimensions of migration policy, as well as examinations of the effects of public opinion, interest groups, andinternational relations on policymaking. The volume then considers aspects of the immigrant experience: segmented assimilation among Asian Americans, histories of U.S. immigrant incorporation and of race and migration, transnationalism, and gendered aspects of migration. Finally, five chaptersexamine contemporary issues, including transborder crime and terrorism, migration and organized labor, international regionalism, normative debates about citizenship and immigration, and the recent history of U.S. immigration policymaking.Covering the major questions and challenges related to the issue, The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration is a comprehensive resource for students, scholars, and policy experts alike.

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In The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration, leading migration experts Marc Rosenblum and Daniel Tichenor gather together 29 field specialists in an authoritative volume on the issue. Integrating the perspectives of the wide variety of fields that hold a stake in thestudy of migration-political science, sociology,...

Marc R. Rosenblum is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of New Orleans. Daniel J. Tichenor is Philip H. Knight Professor of Social Science and Senior Faculty Fellow at the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics at the University of Oregon.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:672 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:June 19, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780195337228

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1. Marc R. Rosenblum and Daniel J. Tichenor: IntroductionThe Origins and Causes of Migration2. Elizabeth Fussell: Space, Time, and Volition: Dimensions of Migration Theory3. Susan Martin: War, Natural Disasters and Forced Migration4. Roger Waldinger: Beyond Transnationalism: An Alternative Perspective on Immigrants' Homeland ConnectionsEffects of Migration5. Pia Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny: Economic Effects of Migration: Receiving Countries6. Devesh Kapur and John McHale: Effects of Emigration: Sending Countries7. Terri Evans: Effects of Migration: Political Parties8. Louis DeSipio: Immigrant Participation9. Nancy Foner: The Social Effects of Immigration10. Pnina Werbner: The Social Effects of ImmigrationExplaining migration policy11. Marc Rosenblum and Wayne Cornelius: Dimensions of Immigration Policy12. David Reimers: Explaining Migration Policy: Historical Perspective13. Joel Fetzer: Public opinion and populism14. Gary P. Freeman and Stuart M. Tendler: Interest groups and political institutions15. James F. Hollifield: Migration and International RelationsThe immigrant experience16. Min Zhou: Segmented Assimilation and the American Experience of Asian Immigrant Children17. Reeda Ueda: Pathways of Incorporation for Immigrant Citizens in the United States: Perspectives on Historical Patterns18. Alexandra Filindra and Jane Junn: Immigration Policy and Racial Classification in the U.S.: Implications for Group Identity and the Politics of Racial and Ethnic Consciousness19. Lynn Stephen: Conceptualizing Transborder Communities20. Caroline Brettell: Gender, Family and MigrationContemporary issues21. Rey Koslowski: Immigration, Crime, and Terrorism22. Janice Fine and Daniel J. Tichenor: An Enduring Dilemma: Immigration and Organized Labor in Western Europe and the U.S.23. Andrew Geddes: Regions and Regionalism24. Rainer Baubck: Migration and Citizenship: Normative DebatesAbout the Contributors