Urban Migrants In Developing Nations: Patterns And Problems Of Adjustment, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Urban Migrants In Developing Nations

Patterns And Problems Of Adjustment, 1st Edition

By Calvin Goldscheider

Routledge

306 pages

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What are the effects of migration and the change to city life on migrants and their families in developing countries? How is the quality of life influenced by the influx of migrants into a region? This book addresses these and related questions by focusing on four case studies in Korea (Seoul), Indonesia (Surabaya), Colombia (Bogota), and Iran (Teh

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Foreword -- Preface -- Theoretical and Methodological Issues -- Urbanization, Migration and Development -- Methodological Issues in the Study of Migrant Adjustment -- The Adjustment of Migrants: Four Case Studies -- The Seoul, Korea Migration Study: Background -- The Adjustment of Migrants to Seoul, Korea -- The Surabaya, Indonesia Migration Study: Background -- The Adjustment of Migrants to Surabaya, Indonesia -- The Bogotá, Colombia Migration Study: Background -- The Adjustment of Migrants to Bogotá, Colombia -- The Tehran, Iran Migration Study: Background -- The Adjustment of Migrants to Tehran, Iran -- The Comparative Adjustment of Migrants -- The Adjustment of Migrants in Large Cities of Less Developed Countries: Some Comparative Observations -- Questions from the Core Questionnaire -- Doctoral Dissertations Completed as Part of the Comparative Urbanization Project

About the Author

Calvin Goldscheider is chairman of the Department of Demography and professor of demography and sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, He is also affiliated with the Population Studies and Training Center and adjunct professor of sociology at Brown University.

Subject Categories

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