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Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies

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ISBN 9781032046983
December 30, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
504 Pages 16 B/W Illustrations

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The Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies offers a comprehensive study of the multi-disciplinary field of international migration and asylum studies. The new edition incorporates numerous new chapters on issues including return migration, the relationship between urbanisation and migration, the role of advanced digital technologies in migration governance, decision making and human agency, and the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on global migration.

Utilising contemporary information and analysis, this innovative Handbook provides an in-depth examination of the major analytical questions pertaining to migration and asylum, whilst discussing key areas such as work, welfare, families, citizenship, the relationship between migration and development, asylum and irregular migration. With a comprehensive collection of essays written by leading contributors from different world regions and covering a broad range of disciplines including sociology, geography, legal studies, political science, and economics, the Handbook is a truly multidisciplinary reader.

Organised into thematic and geographical chapters, the Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies provides a concise overview on the different topics and world regions, as well as useful guidance for both the starting and the more experienced reader. The Handbook’s expansive content and illustrative style will appeal to both students and professionals studying in the field of migration and international organisations.

Table of Contents

Part I: Key Analytical and Policy Dimensions on Migration and Asylum

1. Migration Theories: A Critical Overview

Karen O’Reilly

2. Demography and International Migration

Philippe Fargues

3. Gender and Migration

Parvati Raghuram and Omololá S. Olarinde

4. Transnational Migration

Ayse Caglar

5. Cities and Migration

Nick Dines

6. Return Migration

Katie Kuschminder

7. Migration Decision-Making

Marta Bivand Erdal and Jessica Hagen-Zanker

8. Migration and Artificial Intelligence

Ana Beduschi

9. Migration and the Pandemic Emergency

Anna Triandafyllidou

Part II: Migration and Labour Market

10. International Migration and US Innovation: Insights from the US Experience

William R. Kerr

11. High-Skilled Migration in the Post-Covid Era

S. Irudaya Rajan

12. Global Elite Migrations

Irina Isaakyan

13. Migrant Entrepreneurship: Self-employment as a Strategy of Economic Incorporation

Jan Rath and Veronique Schutjens

14. From Temporary Migrant to Labour Citizen

Dimitria Groutsis

15. Discrimination Against Immigrants in the Labour Market

Rupa Banerjee

Part III: Migration, Families, and Welfare

16. Migration, Work and Welfare

Eleonore Kofman

17. Irregular Migration and the Welfare State: Strange Allies?

Maurizio Ambrosini

18. Global Care Chains

Gianne Sheena Sabio, Kritika Pandey, and Rhacel Salazar Parreñas

19. Family Migration and Migrant Integration

Mehrunnisa Ahmad Ali

20. International Students in a Mobile World

Helen Forbes-Mewett

21. Migration and the Health and Care Sector

Margaret Walton-Roberts

Part IV: Cultural Diversity, Citizenship, and Socio-Politico Integration Challenge

22. Migration, Citizenship, and Post-National Membership

Jelena Dzankic

23. Paradigms Lost? Immigrant Integration and its Discontents

Triadafilos Triadafilopoulo

24. Migration and Cultural Diversity Challenges in the 21st Century

Nasar Meer and Tariq Modood

25. Inclusion of Migrant Children in Educational Systems

Dirk Jacobs and Perrine Devleeshouwer

26. Migrants and their cultural world: when things teach us about lives

Amin Moghadam

Part IV: Migration and Development

27. Migration and Economic Remittances: Impact on Development

Bilesha Weeraratne

28. Migration and Diasporas: What Role in Home Country Development?

Piyasiri Wickramasekara

29. Migration and Development: A Focus on Africa

Joseph Kofi Teye

30. Migration and Development in Asia: A View through the Lens of ‘Hubs and Hinterlands’

Binod Khadria and Ratnam Mishra

31. Asian Migration to the Gulf States

Chinmay Tumbe

32. Reframing the Migration and Development Question in the 21st Century

Raúl Delgado Wise

33. Contested Migration and Development Agendas: Contrasting Views from Africa and Europe

Caroline Wanjiku Kihato and Oliver Bakewell

Part VI: Asylum and Refugee Studies Today

34. Unmixing Migrants and Refugees

Liza Schuster

35. Refugee Studies Has Always Been Critical

Linn Biorklund and Jennifer Hyndman

36. Asylum in the 21st Century: Trends and Challenges

Idil Atak and François Crépeau

37. Environmental Change and Migration: Bringing power and inequality back in

Sara Vigil

38. Climate Change and Migration: Lessons from Oceania

John R. Campbell and Richard D. Bedford

39. Venezuelans in Latin America: Looking Beyond the Binary of Migrants versus Asylum Seekers

Gioconda Herrera

40. Seeking Asylum in the Middle East: Lessons from the Syrian Crisis

Ayhan Kaya

Part VII: Irregular Migration

41. The Challenge of Irregular Migration

Sarah Spencer

42. Of ‘in between’ spaces and (un)interrupted journeys: transit migration

Angeliki Dimitriadi

43. Migrant Smuggling

Anna Triandafyllidou

44. Sanctuary Cities

Mireille Paquet

45. Exploitation and Situations of Vulnerability of Migrant Workers in Europe: Legal and Policy Responses and Challenges

Letizia Palumbo

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Anna Triandafyllidou holds the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), Canada. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on the governance of migration and asylum; the management of cultural diversity, nationalism and identity issues; and overall, the contemporary challenges of migration and integration across different world regions. Her research explores the governance of cultural diversity, migration, and nationalism from a European and international perspective. She is author of Immigrants and National Identity in Europe (Routledge, 2001) and co-author of Migrant Smuggling: Irregular Migration from Asia and Africa to Europe (2012), Rethinking Migration and Return in Southeastern Europe: Albanian Mobilities to and from Italy and Greece (Routledge, 2021), and What is Europe? (Second Edition, Routledge, 2022). She is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies.