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The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

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The book offers an innovative theoretical account of the causes, nature and extent of the movement of international migrants between affluent and poorer countries. The book also provides a conceptual study of migration decision-making and the dynamics of international movement.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-368) and index.

About the Author

Thomas Faist is Lecturer, Institute for Intercultural and International Studies, University of Bremen.

Table of Contents

1. Lacunae Of Migration And Post-Migration Theories

2. A Review Of Dominant Theories Of International Migration

3. Situating The First Puzzle: Why So Few Migrants And Why So Many?

4. The Crucial Meso Link: Social Capital In Social And Symbolic Ties

5. The Selective Functions Of Social Capital: Why So Few Migrants Out Of Most Places?

6. The Selective And Diffusion Functions Of Social Capital: Why So Many Migrants Out Of So Few Places?

7. The Bridging Function Of Social Capital: Transnational Social Spaces

8. The Adaptive Functions Of Social Capital: Transnationalization And Nation-State Membership

9. Elements For Multilevel Research On International Migration And Post-Migration Processes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198297260
Author:
Faist, Thomas
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Location:
Oxford :
Subject:
Emigration and immigration
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Sociology | Populations
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Series Volume:
008-99
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
tables, 28 figures
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.1 x 6.1 x 0.9 in 1.25 lb
Age Level:
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