The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration
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The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration

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In The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration, leading migration experts Marc Rosenblum and Daniel Tichenor gather together 29 field specialists in an authoritative volume on the issue. Integrating the perspectives of the wide variety of fields that hold a stake in the study of migration-political science, sociology, economics, anthropology-this book presents an unprecedented interdisciplinary look at an issue that defines the modern era: the large-scale movement of people across international borders. The volume begins with three chapters analyzing the origins and causes of migration, including both source and destination states. The second section then asks: what are the consequences of migration at both ends of the migration chain? Chapters in this section consider economics, the effects of migration on parties and political participation, and social and cultural effects. A third group of chapters focuses on immigration policy. These include primers on the history and dimensions of migration policy, as well as examinations of the effects of public opinion, interest groups, and international relations on policymaking. The volume then considers aspects of the immigrant experience: segmented assimilation among Asian Americans, histories of U.S. immigrant incorporation and of race and migration, transnationalism, and gendered aspects of migration. Finally, five chapters examine contemporary issues, including transborder crime and terrorism, migration and organized labor, international regionalism, normative debates about citizenship and immigration, and the recent history of U.S. immigration policymaking. Covering the major questions and challenges related to the issue, The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration is a comprehensive resource for students, scholars, and policy experts alike.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 672 pages
  • 180 x 250 x 58mm | 1,338.09g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 9 b&w line illustrations; 6 tables
  • 0195337220
  • 9780195337228

About Marc R. Rosenblum

Marc R. Rosenblum is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of New Orleans. Daniel J. Tichenor is Philip H. Knight Professor of Social Science and Senior Faculty Fellow at the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics at the University of Oregon.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction ; Marc R. Rosenblum, University of New Orleans ; Daniel J. Tichenor, University of Oregon ; The Origins and Causes of Migration ; Chapter 2: Space, Time, and Volition: Dimensions of Migration Theory ; Elizabeth Fussell, Washington State University ; Chapter 3: War, Natural Disasters and Forced Migration ; Susan Martin, Georgetown University ; Chapter 4: Beyond Transnationalism: An Alternative Perspective on Immigrants' Homeland Connections ; Roger Waldinger, University of California-Los Angeles ; Effects of Migration ; Chapter 5: Economic Effects of Migration: Receiving Countries ; Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas ; Madeline Zavodny, Department of Economics, Agnes Scott College ; Chapter 6: Effects of Emigration: Sending Countries ; Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania ; John McHale, Department of Economics, Queens University ; Chapter 7: Effects of Migration: Political Parties ; Terri Givens, University of Texas ; Chapter 8: Immigrant Participation ; Louis DeSipio, University of California-Irvine ; Chapter 9: The Social Effects of Immigration ; Nancy Foner, Hunter College ; Chapter 10: The Social Effects of Immigration ; Pnina Werbner, Keele University ; Explaining migration policy ; Chapter 11: Dimensions of Immigration Policy ; Marc Rosenblum, University of New Orleans ; Wayne Cornelius, University of California-San Diego ; Chapter 12: Explaining Migration Policy: Historical Perspective ; David Reimers, Department of History, New York University ; Chapter 13: Public opinion and populism ; Joel Fetzer, Pepperdine University ; Chapter 14: Interest groups and political institutions ; Gary P. Freeman, University of Texas ; Stuart M. Tendler, University of Texas ; Chapter 15: Migration and International Relations ; James F. Hollifield, Southern Methodist University ; The immigrant experience ; Chapter 16: Segmented Assimilation and the American Experience of Asian Immigrant Children ; Min Zhou, University of California-Los Angeles ; Chapter 17: Pathways of Incorporation for Immigrant Citizens in the United States: Perspectives on Historical Patterns ; Reed Ueda, Tufts University ; Chapter 18: Immigration Policy and Racial Classification in the U.S.: Implications for Group Identity and the Politics of Racial and Ethnic Consciousness ; Alexandra Filindra, Brown University ; Jane Junn, University of Southern California ; Chapter 19: Conceptualizing Transborder Communities ; Lynn Stephen, Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon. ; Chapter 20: Gender, Family and Migration ; Caroline Brettell, Southern Methodist University ; Contemporary issues ; Chapter 21: Immigration, Crime, and Terrorism ; Rey Koslowski, State University of New York at Albany. ; Chapter 22: An Enduring Dilemma: Immigration and Organized Labor in Western Europe and the U.S. ; Janice Fine, Rutgers University ; Daniel J. Tichenor, University of Oregon ; Chapter 23: Regions and Regionalism ; Andrew Geddes, Department of Politics, Sheffield University ; Chapter 24: Migration and Citizenship: Normative Debates ; Rainer Baubock, European University Institute ; About the Contributorsshow more