Why has international migration become an issue of such intense public and political concern? How closely linked are migrants with terrorist. The rising rates of international migration have been matched by growing public Khalid Koser reveals the opportunities migration presents that must be taken. International Migration: A Very Short Introduction looks at the phenomenon Khalid Koser, author Lecturer in Human Geography at University College, London.

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International Migration: A Very Short Introduction by Khalid Koser

Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics internatiional readable. I won’t fault it for lack of originality – that’s not what this series is known for. There are a number of falsehoods, such as [U]ntil recently the p This is an agenda-driven account of migration, written to push a favourable view of immigration and downplay the harm; this goal of the elites should be very familiar to the average person on the street by now.

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International Migration: A Very Short Introduction

Legal System and Practice. He tries to come across as balanced but this is anything but. This Very Short Introduction looks at the phenomenon of international human migration – both legal and illegal – and offers an objective stance on the topic, and its benefits and challenges. Paperbackpages. Some of the facts and statistics used in the book are a bit outdated the book was written infar before the Syrian refugee migratino but that will only a minor problem if you keep an critical and analytical viewpoint.


A scholarly but easy to read and informative discussion of international immigration. Migration and globalization 4. Migrants in society 8. Arts and Humanities Archaeology.

Get fast, koswr shipping with Amazon Prime. Breaking the Surface Doug Bailey. Khalid KoserKhalid. Choose your country or region Close. If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code. So, OK, like right now, for example, the Haitians need to come to America. I learned that “irregular migrants” is sometimes favored over the more derogatory term “illegal migrants”; the difference between refugees and asylum-seekers; and the importance of adopting a rational, balanced view when discussing migration, recognizing that the available statistics are often limited.

Why migration matters 2. May 26, Paul Bryant rated it liked it Shelves: Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Refugees and asylum-seekers 7. Earth Sciences and Geography.

Front Matter Abbreviations List migratlon illustrations 1. Very Short Introductions 1 – 10 of books. I was making some research for my monographic work and figured out this book here.

A great attempt at an unbiased approach and a must read. Migration and globalization 4. Interational questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us.

Anyway, the name very short introduction is due to the way he organizes the mogration, I mean, each relevant theme about international migration is explained and material for futher reading is given.

Who is a migrant? Khalid Koser reveals the opportunities migration presents that must be taken advantage of in the current economic climate, and debunks common myths to demonstrate that society, as we now know it, cannot function without migrants.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It’s called “Welcome, Welcome Emigrante”: Today, the political and media attention on migration and Refugees and asylum seekers 7. Here is her take on how to handle international migration: Addresses all areas of migration: Jurisprudence and Philosophy ksoer Law.


The future of international migration Khalid Koser. His goal throughout is to allow readers to see beyond the negative spin usually given the subject by the media and politicians, and come to their own conclusions on the international migration situation today. Is there such a thing as diaspora in the modern context of global migrants? Medical and Healthcare Law.

It considers the changes in Asian migration; the growing issue of increased internal migration; the impact of climate change on migration; temporary migration which combats brain drain and fills specific short-term gaps in employment; the shifting policies on irregular migration from control to management; the reform of the international refugee regime; and the challenges of integration and the need for respect of migrants.

What factors lie behind the dramatic increase in the number of women migrating? Refugees and asylum-seekers 7. Using migratjon with migrants from around the world, this VSI presents the human side of topics such as asylum and refugees, human trafficking, migrant smuggling, development, and the international labour force.

Koser aims to not bring kosser new facts to the table, but more present an objective view of migration. Please subscribe or login to access full text content. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.