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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8. The future of international migration – Very Short Introductions

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International Migration: A Very Short Introduction

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Why has international migration become an issue of such intense public and political concern? This Very Short Introduction looks at the phenomenon of international human migration — both legal and illegal — to reveal that migration actually presents opportunities that must be taken advantage of in light of the current economic climate.

The author debunks myths such as the claim that migrants take jobs away from local workers, and that they take advantage of the health care system and western living conditions without returning any benefits of their own, and reveals that society as we now know it can not function without them.

Not only do migrants fill a key gap in the domestic labour market, they also have a significant impact on the economies of their home countries — in places such as Mexico and the Philippines, the remittances they send home often exceed official development aid.

International Migration: A Very Short Introduction – Very Short Introductions

Using interviews internationql migrants from around the world, the internnational presents the human side of topics such as asylum and refugees, human trafficking, migrant smuggling, development, and the international labour force.

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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. The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area.

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Selected pages Title Page. Contents 1 Why migration matters. Other editions – View all International migration: International Migration Khalid Koser No preview available –