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Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies

Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou

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390 pages | 21 B/W Illus.

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The Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies offers a comprehensive and unique study of the multi-disciplinary field of international migration and asylum studies. Utilising contemporary information and analysis, this innovative Handbook provides an in depth examination of legal migration management in the labour market and its affect upon families in relation to wider issues of migrant integration and citizenship.

With a comprehensive collection of essays written by leading contributors from a broad range of disciplines including sociology of migration, human geography, legal studies, political sciences and economics, the Handbook is a truly multi-disciplinary book approaching the critical questions of:

  • Migration and the labour market
  • Integration and citizenship
  • Migration, families and welfare
  • Irregular migration
  • smuggling and trafficking in human beings
  • asylum and forced migration.

Organised into short 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

Introduction, Anna Triandafyllidou Part I: Theories and Historical Contextualisation of Migration and Asylum Trends 1. Migration Theories: A critical overview, Karen O’Reilly 2. Evaluating Migration Policy Effectiveness, Mathias Czaika and Hein de Haas 3. Demography and International Migration, Philippe Fargues 4. Migration and Gender, Mirjana Morokvasic 5. Transnational Migration, Ayse Caglar Part II: Migration and the Labour Market 6. Are Migrants Good for the Host Country’s Economy?, Nazmun N. Ratna 7. International Migration and US Innovation: Insights from the US experience, William R. Kerr 8. High-Skilled Migration, S Irudaya Rajan 9. Migrant Entrepreneurship: Alternative paradigms of economic integration, Jan Rath and Veronique Schutjens 10.Temporary, Seasonal, Circular Migration: A critical appraisal, Ronald Skeldon 11. Guest-Worker Schemes Yesterday and Today: Advantages and liabilities, Dimitria Groutsis and Lina Venturas 12.Discrimination Against Immigrants in the Labour Market: An overview and a typology, John Wrench Part III: Migration and the Labour Market 13.Migration, Work and Welfare, Eleonore Kofman 14. Irregular Migration and the Welfare State: Strange allies?, Maurizio Ambrosini 15. Global Care Chains, Helma Lutz and Ewa Palenga-Möllenbeck 16.Transnational Parenthood, Olena Fedyuk 17. Family Migration and Migrant Integration, Saskia Bonjour and Albert Kraler Part IV: Cultural Diversity, Citizenship and Socio-Political Integration Challenges 18. Migration, Citizenship and Post National Membership, Jelena Dzankic 19. Integration Paradigms in Europe and North America, Irina Isaakyan 20. Migration and Cultural Diversity Challenges in the 21st Century, Nasar Meer and Tariq Modood 21. Integration Indicators: The difference between monitoring integration and evaluating policies, Thomas Huddleston 22. Migrant Children and Educational Challenges, Dirk Jacobs and Perrine Devleeshouwer Part V: Migration and Development 23. Migration and Economic Remittances: Impact on development, Saman Kelegama and Bilesha Weeraratne 24. Return Migration and Development: The significance of migration cycles, Jean-Pierre Cassarino 25. Social Remittances: How migrating people drive migrating culture, Peggy Levitt 26. Migration and Diasporas: What role for development?, Piyasiri Wickramasekara 27. Migration and Development: A focus on Africa, Giorgia Giovanetti 28. Migration and Development: A view from Asia, Binod Khadria 29. Asian Migration to the Gulf Statesm, Chinmay Tumbe 30. Migration and Development: The Asian experience, Dilip Ratha, Soonhwa Yi and Seyed Reza Yousefi 31. Migration and Development in Latin America: The emergence of a southern perspective, Raúl Delgado-Wise 32. Migration within Developing Areas: Some African perspectives on mobility, Oliver Bakewell Part VI: Asylum and Refugee Studies Today 33.Unmixing Migrants and Refugees, Liza Schuster 34.Climate Change and Migration: Lessons from Oceania, John R. Campbell and Richard D. Bedford 35. Global Governance and Forced Migration, Alexander Betts 36. Asylum in the 21st Century: Trends and challenges, Georgia Papagianni Part VII: Irregular Migration and Trafficking of Human Beings 37.The Challenge of Irregular Migration, Dita Vogel 38.Transit Migration: A contested concept, Angeliki Dimitriadi 39. Migrant Smuggling, Anna Triandafyllidou 40.Trafficking in Human Beings: Fifteen years after the palermo protocol, Alexandra Ricard-Guay 41. Controlling Irregular Migration: Policy options and unwanted consequences, Camille Schmoll 42. Irregular Migration and Health Challenges, Ioanna Kotsioni

About the Editor

Professor Anna Triandafyllidou heads the Research Area on Cultural Pluralism at the Global Governance Programme of the European University Institute (Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies). She is Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges (since 2022) and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General