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International Migration and Security : Opportunities and Challenges - Professor Elspeth Guild

International Migration and Security

Opportunities and Challenges

By: Professor Elspeth Guild (Editor), Joanne van Selm (Editor)

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Published: 1st May 2005
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Are immigrants an asset or a threat?
Every day newspapers in the Western world carry articles about illegal immigrants, asylum seekers and other migrants. The focus of these articles varies greatly from migrants as a threat to one or another important social or societal interest, to migrants as an important asset to those same interests.
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International Migration and Security" brings information and analysis to the immigration debate. Experts from a variety of different disciplines-ranging from urban planning to judicial reform-are collected n this volume to consider the impact that and the concept of immigration has on their field. The key question examined is how movement of persons affects areas as diverse as health, national security, the welfare of state, cuisine, identity, law and human rights, and the political, social and legal results.
This innovative and interdisciplinary book provides new insight into the debates around immigration in the twenty-first century and will be of interest to all students and researchers in the area.

Immigration: Opportunities and Challenges for the Developed World
Immigration and Regional Security
Rights Spillovers: The Impact of Migration on the Legal System of Western States
Human Rights for Immigrants and Immigrants for Human Rights
From Foreigners to 'Abnormal Aliens': How the Faces of the Enemy Have Changed Following September the 11th
Immigrants and the Host Polity: Immigrant Voters as an Electoral Counterweight to Extreme Right Parties
Cultural and Identity Security: Immigrants and the Legal Expression of National Identity
Immigrants, Refugees and Racism: Europeans and Their Denial
Language and Immigration
Global, National and Local Identities: The Transformative Effects of Migrant Literature
Immigration and the Welfare State
Migration; A Threat or an Asset to Health?
Homeownership and the Integration of Immigrants in the United States
Digestible Difference: Food, Ethnicity and Spatial Claims in the City
Feeding the Festive City: Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Tourist Industry
Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780415326544
ISBN-10: 0415326540
Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 282
Published: 1st May 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1