The Age of Migration
International Population Movements in the Modern World 4th Revised edition
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Age of Migration by Stephen Castles
Book DescriptionInternational migration is a central aspect of globalization in the contemporary world. The fourth edition of this leading text has been extensively revised to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of the nature, extent and dimensions of international population movements and of their consequences. Two entirely new chapters in this edition assess the impact of migration on economic and social development and its implications for security. Also new to this edition is a companion website including: * Case studies * Web links * Updates * A web-only chapter It can be accessed at: www.age-of-migration.com
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230517844
(240mm x 159mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen Castles
Social Transformation and Migration, Hardback (March 2015)
This book examines theories and specific experiences of international migration and social transformation, with special reference to the effects of neo-liberal globalization on four societies with vastly different historical and cultural characteristics: South Korea, Australia, Turkey and Mexico.
Age of Migration, Paperback (December 2013)
This leading text in the field provides a comprehensive assessment of the nature, extent and dimensions of international population movements and of their consequences. Thoroughly revised and updated, the 5th edition assesses the impact of the global economic crisis for migration and includes new material on climate change and migration.
Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State, Hardback (March 2006)
Offers an analysis of two European issues: the impact of immigration and ethnic diversity on the nation state, and the declining capacity of the welfare state to maintain social equity. This work contains case-studies that demonstrate the significance of the EU's role in formulating policy on migration, integration, discrimination, and racism.
Ethnicity and Globalization, Paperback (July 2000)» View all books by Stephen Castles
' This book is not only an historical account of migration research, it also serves as a starting point for future research, providing good and new ideas for research on a very complex matter, i.e. the relationship between globalization, migration and racism' - The Ethnic Conflict Research Digest
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Author Biography - Stephen Castles
STEPHEN CASTLES is Research Professor of Sociology, University of Sydney, Australia and Associate Director at the International Migration Institute (IMI), University of Oxford, UK. MARK J. MILLER is Emma Smith Morris Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Delaware, USA.
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