This book analyses the links between migration and the composition, structure, and geographic distribution of populations. It discusses the evolution of population redistribution policies in Brazil, and examines internal migration between the 1930s and the 1980s.
Part I: Internal Migration–Types, Stratification, and Assimilation 1. Metropolitan Migration in Developed Countries: A Cross-National Data Base 2. Migration and Job Mobility: Some Contemporary Lessons from Sidney Goldstein's Patterns of Mobility 3. Circulation as a Drought-coping Strategy in Rural Mali 4. Town Residents and Rural-Town Migration in Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China 5. Ethnic Inequality and Social Structural Assimilation: The Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China Part II: International Migration and Redistribution Polices 6. Circular Mobility, Migrant Communities, and Policy Restrictions: Unauthorized Flows from Mexico 7. Sudanese Emigration to Saudi Arabia: Partial Modernization and Development Bureaucratization 8. Challenges Confronting South Africa's Separate Development: The Legacy of Segregation and Displaced Urbanization 9. Population Redistribution and State Policies: A Brazilian Perspective 10. International Migration: Issues and Research Needs Part III: Population Composition and Structure 11. The Demographic Development of the Soviet Nationalities: Post Mortem 12. A Regional Shift in Population: Explaining Post-World War II Trends and Projections Influencing the Industrial Belt of the U.S. 13. Population Aging in Japan