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International Migration and Social Theory

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 200
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Themes in Social Theory

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17 July 2012

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17 July 2012

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03 July 2012

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16 September 2017

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Affecting millions across the globe every day, international migration encompasses a wide range of concerns. It is not only a central dynamic in processes of globalization and government policy-making, but also a deeply...

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Affecting millions across the globe every day, international migration encompasses a wide range of concerns. It is not only a central dynamic in processes of globalization and government policy-making, but also a deeply personal topic that cuts to the heart of notions of identity, home and belonging.

International Migration and Social Theory provides a clear map of this field, and shows how social theory can illuminate our understanding of the way we move around the globe. Explaining and critiquing a wide range of theories, approaches and concepts, the text provides a new theoretical framework for future study and applies it to extended empirical case studies. The book explores core migration topics, from labour and lifestyle migration to refugees and the role of women, to shed light on the implications of migration at global, national and personal levels.

This compelling text traces key trends in this diverse field to provide a clear overview of international migration today. It presents invaluable insights for students and researchers in Sociology, Politics and Migration Studies.

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Highly topical and increasingly popular area of study
Clear discussion of both key theories and cuttingedge empirical research
Packed with international examples to make complex ideas accessible
Presents a new theoretical framework for understanding the topic

Introduction
Practice Theory: A Framework for International Migration Research Theories and Perspectives in Migration
Lifestyle Migration: British Migration to Spain's Coastal Areas
Labour Migration: Mexican Labour Migration to the United States
Domestic Labour Migration: Filipina Domestic Labour Migration to Hong Kong
Refugees and Forced Migration: Refugee Children in the United Kingdom
Conclusion.

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KAREN O'REILLY is Professor of Sociology at Loughborough University, UK. She has vast experience of teaching sociological theory and international migration, and has published widely in the field of sociology. Her previous publications include Ethnographic Methods, Key Concepts in Ethnography and The British on the Costa del Sol.

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KAREN O'REILLY is Professor of Sociology at Loughborough University, UK. She has vast experience of teaching sociological theory and international migration, and has published widely in the field of sociology. Her previous publications include Ethnographic Methods, Key Concepts in Ethnography and The British on the Costa del Sol.

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