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Migrations and Cultures: A World View

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Most commentators look at the issue of immigration from the viewpoint of immediate politics. In doing so, they focus on only a piece of the issue and lose touch with the larger picture. Now Thomas Sowell offers a sweeping historical and global look at a large number of migrations over a long period of time.Migrations and Cultures: shows the persistence of cultural traits, in particular racial and ethnic groups, and the role these groups relocations play in redistributing skills, knowledge, and other forms of “human capital.” answers the question: What are the effects of disseminating the patterns of the particular set of skills, attitudes, and lifestyles each ethnic group has carried forth—both for the immigrants and for the host countries, in social as well as economic terms?

Synopsis:

This text aims to go beyond the political view of immigration by presenting the whole phenomena of migration and immigration and the major role it plays in the general advancement of the human race. It offers a historical and global look at migration, and its effect on immigrant and host nation.

Synopsis:

Migrations and Cultures goes beyond the political view of immigration and presents the whole phenomena of migration and immigration and the major role it plays in the general advancement of the human race.

About the Author

Thomas Sowell has taught economics at a number of colleges and universities, including Cornell, University of California Los Angeles, and Amherst. He has published both scholarly and popular articles and books on economics, and is currently a scholar in residence at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465045891
Author:
Sowell, Thomas
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Emigration and immigration
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Culture
Subject:
Ethnic relations
Subject:
Race
Subject:
Ethnic groups
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
105-739
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 19 oz

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Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Immigration
History and Social Science » Law » General
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics
History and Social Science » Western Civilization » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , This text aims to go beyond the political view of immigration by presenting the whole phenomena of migration and immigration and the major role it plays in the general advancement of the human race. It offers a historical and global look at migration, and its effect on immigrant and host nation.
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Migrations and Cultures goes beyond the political view of immigration and presents the whole phenomena of migration and immigration and the major role it plays in the general advancement of the human race.
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