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    DescriptionThis book, written by one of the leading authorities on migration, traces the growth of global migration since 1945, showing how it has produced fundamental economic, social and cultural changes in most parts of the world. Using techniques of comparative analysis the book shows the gap between global migration and policy. As the postwar demand for labour outstripped supply, flows of ethnic migration were encouraged throughout the developed Western countries. The rooting of new ethnicities in different soils was neither planned or managed effectively. The book shows how the economic demand for work has been supplemented by the demand from asylum seekers to recognize injustice and oppression. The book also examines the emergence of multicultural societies and the impact of this on traditional concepts of citizenship, culture and identity.


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    Title
    Ethnicity and Globalization
    Subtitle
    From Migrant Worker to Transnational Citizen
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen Castles
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 348 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780761956129
    ISBN 10: 0761956123
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    BIC subject category V2: JHM, JP
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 40
    BIC subject category V2: JFSL1
    B&T General Subject: 750
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 305.8
    BIC subject category V2: JFFN
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 304.8
    BISAC V2.8: SOC007000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A41820000
    BISAC V2.8: BUS038000, SOC002010
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A46305054
    LC classification: 00132725
    Sage Categories:
    LC classification: JV6032 .C38 2000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Imprint name
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Publication date
    05 September 2000
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    ' 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 "... With its generally clear exposition and a structure that is logical and even dramatic, this illuminating book deserves wide use in the classroom and beyond." -- CANADIAN REVIEW OF STUDIES IN NATIONALISM, XXIX (2002)
    Table of contents
    PART ONE: INTRODUCTION Thirty Years of Research on Migration and Multicultural Societies PART TWO: WESTERN EUROPE: THE 'GUESTS' WHO STAYED The Function of Labour Migration in Western Europe The Social Time-Bomb Education of an Underclass in West Germany The Guest-Worker in Western Europe An Obituary PART THREE: THE GLOBALIZATION OF MIGRATION Migration and Minorities in Europe Perspectives for the 1990s - Eleven Hypotheses Contract Labour Migration Migrations in the Asia-Pacific Region Before and After the Crisis Globalization and Migration Some Pressing Contradictions PART FOUR: MULTICULTURAL SOCIETIES AS A CHALLENGE TO THE NATION-STATE Multicultural Citizenship The Australian Experience Explaining Racism in the New Germany The Racisms of Globalization Citizenship and the Other in the Age of Migration