Immigration and Regional Integration in a Globalizing World

Immigration and Regional Integration in a Globalizing World : Myths and Truths about Migration

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This book challenges prevailing assumptions of a strong connection between international migration and regional integration by arguing there is no substantial relationship between them and that they should not be conflated. Using this perspective, countries can consider the benefits of integration policies without worrying about migration more

Product details

  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 21mm | 463g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 3 Graphs; 7 Tables, unspecified; 1 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0739199099
  • 9780739199091

About Christopher White

Christopher White is assistant professor of political science at Livingstone more

Review quote

The author investigates the relationship between two of the most controversial issues of our time: 'international migration' and 'regional integration'; and comes up with a surprising and daring argument that: 'there is no relationship between the two, despite the political rhetoric that generates enormous fear and hyperbole surrounding these issues.' This is a must-read study for anyone who wants to understand these issues nowadays. -- Adrien M. Ratsimbaharison, Benedict Collegeshow more

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: International Migration and Regional Integration Chapter 3: Theoretical Framework Chapter 4: Europe Chapter 5: North America Chapter 6: The Rest of the World Chapter 7: Ending the Immigration Debateshow more