An Introduction to International Migration Studies

European Perspectives

Edited by Marco Martiniello and Jan Rath

Edited by Marco Martiniello and Jan Rath

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

388 pages | 6 1/2 x 9 | © 2012
Paper $49.95 ISBN: 9789089644565 Published March 2013 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
This essential volume is the second published in the textbook series of the International Migration and Social Cohesion Research Network. The editors have assembled a comprehensive collection of twenty-five classic papers that have had a lasting impact on studies of international migration and immigrant integration in Europe. The contributors discuss migration studies in the context of both history and theory as their base point, presenting a broad range of central topics in an accessible textbook format.

Chapter Abstracts

1. An Introduction to International Migration Studies: European Perspectives
      Marco Martiniello and Jan Rath
Part I: Theoretical Perspectives
2. Beyond ‘Push-Pull’: The Economic Approach to Modelling Migration
      Dragos Radu and Thomas Straubhaar
3. Historical-Structural Models of International Migration
      Ewa Morawska
4. Social Networks and International Migration
      Monica Boyd and Joanne Nowak
5. Transnational Migration
      Eva Østergaard-Nielsen
6. Jus Sanguinis and Jus Soli: Aspects of Ethnic Migration and Immigration Policies in EU States
      Efithia Voutira
7. Migration and Social Transformation
      Stephen Castles
Part II: Types of Migration
8. Guest Worker Migration in Post-War Europe (1946–1974): An Analytical Appraisal
      Ahmet Akgündüz
9. Skilled Migration in Europe and Beyond: Recent Developments and Theoretical Considerations
      Aimee Kuvik
10. Environmental Migration
      François Gemenne
11. Student Migration
      Russell King and Allan Findlay
12. Sunset Migration
      Russell King
13. Undocumented Migration: An Explanatory Framework
      Joanne van de Leun and Maria Ilies
Part III: Regulation of Migration
14. Whither EU Immigration After the Lisbon Treaty?
      Elspeth Guild
15. The Regulation of Undocumented Migration
      Giuseppe Sciortino

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