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Immigration and Migration: In Context, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Thomas Riggs
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  • ISBN-10: 1410338959
  • ISBN-13: 9781410338952
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 1000 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Available November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Immigration and Migration: In Context provides students with key data to understand the roots of the issues that make contemporary migration and immigration so contentious around the globe. The set explores the social, political, and cultural factors that impact, and are affected by, immigration and human migration. Each entry will contain a brief introduction to the topic, an overview of the historical background, and a discussion of the impact and issues surrounding the topic. The subject is covered from a global perspective. The set includes such hot-button topics as undocumented immigration/unauthorized residents, asylum seekers, refugees, the refugee crisis in Europe, and more. The set includes primary sources, sidebars, photos, and illustrations. The work provides students with evidence to enhance and support discussions around the ethics, economics, impacts, and benefits of human migration.

Features and Benefits

  • 158 entries, between 1,500 and 3,000 words each
  • About 50 primary sources and 60 sidebars that enhance knowledge of the subject or a related topic
  • 200 photos (most in color but some historical b/w images), illustrations, graphs, etc., to highlight the text
  • Abundant cross-references to help readers make connections between entries
  • A glossary of terms (compiled from the entry-specific Words to Know lists)
  • A chronology of events, general bibliography, and list of organizations
  • A general subject index offering access to places, subjects, titles, and proper names mentioned in the text
  • Supports ELA standards for history and social studies, NCSS standards for Civics, Economics, Geography (Human Population: Spatial Patterns and Movements; Global Interconnections: Changing Spatial Patterns), and History: Change, Continuity, and Context

Contributors

Contributors

  • Thomas Riggs

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410338940 | ISBN-13: 9781410338945

Table of Contents

Acculturation.
Activism.
Adoption.
Africa: Apartheid.
Amnesty.
Angel Island.
Anti-immigration Groups.
Anti-Semitism.
Arizona Senate Bill 1070, the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act.
Assimilation and Integration.
Asylum.
Austerity Measures.
Australia and Oceania.
Bangladesh-India Immigration.
Berlin Conference.
Bilingual Education.
Birthright Citizenship.
Border Control.
Brain Circulation, Brain Drain, and Brain Waste.
Canada-United States Immigration.
Caribbean: Migration Patterns and Consequences.
Chain Migration.
Child Labor.
China-United States Immigration.
Circular Migration.
Citizenship.
Citizenship Principles.
Civil Liberties.
Climate-Induced Migration.
Cuba-United States Immigration.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA).
Deportation.
Detention.
Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.
Diaspora.
Discrimination.
Dual Citizenship.
Education.
Ellis Island.
Emigration.
Employment.
Entrepreneurism.
Entry Regulations and Documents.
Environmental Concerns.
Ethnic Cleansing.
Ethnic Enclaves.
Ethnicity.
European Union: Migration Patterns and Consequences.
Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).
Expatriation and Repatriation.
Exploitation.
Extradition.
Families.
Famine.
Food Culture.
Forced Migration.
Frontex.
Gender.
Genealogical Research.
Genocide.
Global Immigration and Migration Patterns: 20th and 21st Centuries.
Global Immigration and Migration Patterns: Past.
Globalization.
Hate Speech Against Immigrants.
Health and Health Care.
Hometown Associations (HTAs).
Housing.
Human Rights.
Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling.
Human, Social, and Cultural Capital.
Immigrant Gateways.
Immigrant Health Screenings.
Immigrants, Undocumented.
Immigration.
Immigration Act of 1965.
Immigration Fraud.
Immigration Point System.
Immigration Reform.
Immigration Selection Systems.
Immigration to the United States.
Indigenous Populations.
Industrialization.
Internal Migration.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families.
International Organization for Migration (IOM).
International Students.
Islamophobia.
Knowledge Workers.
Labor: Low Skill, High Skill, and Elite Migration.
Language.
LGBTQ Immigrants.
Major Migration Periods in the Modern Era.
Major Migrations in the United States.
Media Coverage.
Melting Pot.
Mexico-United States Immigration.
Migrant Selectivity.
Migration-Development Nexus.
Mortality.
Multiculturalism.
Native Americans.
Nativism.
Natural Disasters.
Naturalization.
North America: Migration Patterns and Consequences.
Open Borders.
Populist Backlash.
Prehistoric Migration.
Pro-Immigration Groups.
Push-Pull Factors of Migration.
Racialization.
Racism and Prejudice.
Radicalization.
Readmission Agreements.
Refugee Act of 1980.
Refugee Camps.
Refugee Crisis in Europe.
Refugee Fatigue.
Refugees.
Refugees, Afghan.
Refugees, Central American.
Refugees, Iraqi.
Refugees, Sudanese and South Sudanese.
Refugees, Syrian.
Religion.
Remittance.
Replacement Migration.
Return Migration.
Roma.
Rural Migration Trends.
Sanctuary Cities.
Secondary Migration.
Second-Generation Immigrants.
Securitization of Migration.
Slavery and Indentured Servitude.
Sports.
Statelessness.
Step Migration.
Terrorism.
Trade Agreement.
Transnationalism.
Unaccompanied Minors.
Undocumented Workers and the Labor Market.
UNHCR: The UN Refugee Agency.
United Nations (UN).
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
United States Immigration and Migration Patterns.
Urbanization.
USA PATRIOT Act.
Vigilantism.
Voluntary Migration.
War.
Worker Programs.
Xenophobia.