Why has international migration become an issue of such intense public and political concern? How closely linked are migrants with terrorist. The rising rates of international migration have been matched by growing public Khalid Koser reveals the opportunities migration presents that must be taken. International Migration: A Very Short Introduction looks at the phenomenon Khalid Koser, author Lecturer in Human Geography at University College, London.

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A Very Short Introduction looks at the phenomenon of international human migration — both legal and illegal — to reveal that migration actually presents opportunities that must be taken advantage of in light of the current economic climate.

Not only do migrants fill a key gap in the domestic labour market, they also have a significant impact on the economies of their home countries — the remittances they send home often exceed official development aid. Using interviews mjgration migrants from around the world, this VSI presents the human side of topics such as asylum and refugees, human trafficking, migrant smuggling, development, and the international labour force. Access to the complete content on Very Short Introductions online requires a subscription or purchase.


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International Migration: A Very Short Introduction

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Arts and Humanities Archaeology. Human Rights and Immigration. Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law.

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Legal System and Practice. Medical and Healthcare Law.

Public Health and Epidemiology. Earth Sciences and Geography. History of Science and Technology. Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Front Matter Abbreviations List of illustrations 1. Why migration matters 2. Who is a migrant? Migration and globalization 4.


International Migration: A Very Short Introduction – Khalid Koser – Oxford University Press

Migration and development 5. Refugees and asylum-seekers 7. Migrants in society 8. The future of international migration End Matter Further reading Index. Sign in to annotate.