This leading text in the field of migration provides a comprehensive assessment of the nature, extent and dimensions of international population movements and of their consequences.
The thoroughly revised and updated 5th edition:
- uses the latest statistical data on migratory flows and on migrant populations
- assesses the impact of the global economic crisis for migration
- includes new material on climate change and migration
- features improved analysis of key issues and topics, such as the relationship between migration and development, and migration and security
This book has become the go-to reference for anyone interested in international migration, offering a comprehensive assessment of theories, data, patterns, and processes of immigration around the world. The fifth edition offers a fresh look at developments in the first decade of the 21st Century. It belongs on the bookshelf of any serious student of immigration today. - Douglas S. Massey, Princeton University, USA
[This book] once again offers a comprehensive, creative roadmap to the migration field. The authors’ historical perspective, regional focus, and policy-orientated approach make this an invaluable resource. - Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College, USA