International migration in the age of crisis and globalization : historical and recent experiences /

"The international mobility of people is a main feature of the global economy of today and yesterday. However, external openness is often more favorable to the mobility of goods and money than people across different periods of the world economy including times of crisis, globalization, nationa...

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Main Author: Solimano, Andrés.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : understanding the trends, themes, and strata of international migration
  • Why people move or stay put : international migration is the result of compelling and conflicting factors
  • What happens when international migration happens? The dilemmas posed by migration
  • How empires, policy regimes, and economic imperatives influenced the mobility of capital and people in the 20th century
  • Latin America : where volatile economic development, political crises, poverty, and remittance income is a laboratory for studying the determinants of international migration
  • Who migrates and what they offer : a focus on people and elites with talent, knowledge, and entrepreneurial skills
  • A fair and orderly international migration process requires a global social contract.