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Immigration WorldwidePolicies, Practices, and Trends$
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Uma A. Segal, Doreen Elliott, and Nazneen S. Mayadas

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195388138

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.001.0001

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Immigration Worldwide: Trends and Analysis

Immigration Worldwide: Trends and Analysis

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Immigration Worldwide

Doreen Elliott

Nazneen S. Mayadas

Uma A. Segal

Oxford University Press

This chapter provides an overview of theories of immigration, historical trends, and a model for policy analysis. The focus is on worldwide migration, providing a historical perspective that has helped shape understanding of the phenomenon, explanatory theories of migration, including cost—benefit analyses, and an international comparative analysis that can be applied across the country chapters that follow.

Keywords:   history, migration theory, migration trends, analytic model

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