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International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Douglas S. Massey and J. Edward Taylor

Abstract

International migration emerged as a global phenomenon at the end of the twentieth century. All developed nations have become de facto receivers of immigrants, mostly from the developing world. Begins by undertaking a comprehensive examination of current patterns of international movement to assess prospects for the immediate future. Contrary to widespread belief, international migration is not related to population growth in developing nations. Rather, a survey of flows into the US, Europe, Argentina, and the newly industrialized countries of Asia suggest that it is more strongly connected to ... More

Keywords: assimilation, globalization, immigrant integration, immigrants, immigration policy, international migration, unauthorized migrants, undocumented migrants

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199269006
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2004 DOI:10.1093/0199269009.001.0001

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Douglas S. Massey, editor
Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International AffairsPrinceton University
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J. Edward Taylor, editor
Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of CaliforniaDavis
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PART I PROSPECTS

PART II POLICIES IN SENDING NATIONS

PART III POLICIES IN RECEIVING NATIONS

PART IV PROSPECTS AND POLICIES RECONSIDERED

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