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Introduction to Migration Studies

An Interactive Guide to the Literatures on Migration and Diversity

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  • Open access interactive textbook on migration studies

  • Encourages students to search on key theories or concepts

  • Makes academic literature on migration studies accessible

  • This book is open access, which means that you have free and unlimited access

Part of the book series: IMISCOE Research Series (IMIS)

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Table of contents (29 chapters)

  1. Transversal Themes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-263
    2. Locating Race in Migration and Diversity Studies

      • Kristine Aquino, Laavanya Kathiravelu, Emma Mitchell
      Pages 265-280Open Access
    3. Gender and Migration

      • Eleonore Kofman, Parvati Raghuram
      Pages 281-294Open Access
    4. Migration and Development

      • Akm Ahsan Ullah
      Pages 295-308Open Access
  2. Studies of Migration Policies, Governance, and Politics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 309-309
    2. Migration Governance

      • Andrew Geddes
      Pages 311-323Open Access
    3. The Governance of Migration-Related Diversity

      • Thomas Huddleston, Peter Scholten
      Pages 325-356Open Access
    4. Citizenship & Migration

      • Jelena Džankić, Maarten Vink
      Pages 357-373Open Access
    5. Public Opinion and the Politics of Migration

      • James Dennison, Alina Vrânceanu
      Pages 375-388Open Access
    6. Migration Policy Indicators

      • Giacomo Solano, Thomas Huddleston
      Pages 389-407Open Access
  3. Methods in Migration Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 409-409
    2. Qualitative Methods in Migration Research

      • Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Evren Yalaz
      Pages 411-423Open Access
    3. Quantitative Methods in Migration Research

      • Justyna Salamońska
      Pages 425-438Open Access
    4. Migration Statistics

      • Albert Kraler, David Reichel
      Pages 439-462Open Access
    5. How to Predict Future Migration: Different Methods Explained and Compared

      • Helga A. G. de Valk, Eduardo Acostamadiedo, Qing Guan, Susanne Melde, Jarl Mooyaart, Rhea Ravenna Sohst et al.
      Pages 463-482Open Access
    6. A Future Agenda for Migration Studies

      • Riccardo Pozzo, Ekrame Boubtane, Hippolyte D’Albis, Raffaella Greco Tonegutti, Claudio Paravati
      Pages 483-500Open Access

About this book

This open access textbook provides an introduction to theories, concepts and methodological approaches concerning various facets of migration and migration-related diversities. It starts with an introduction to migration studies and continues with an introductory reading of migration drivers, migration infrastructures, migration flows, and several transversal topics such as gender and migration. It also covers politics, policies and governance as well as specific research methods.

As an interactive guide, this book develops an innovative format that brings a connection with various online sources. This means that whereas the chapters bring together literature in a coherent way, they are also connected to IMISCOE's online interactive Migration Research Hub for further reading and for more empirical material on migration and diversity.

As such, this textbook provides a very useful introductory reading for undergraduate and graduate students as well as for policymakers, policy advisors, and all those interested in studies on migration and migration-related diversities.

Keywords

  • Open access
  • Origins and development of migration studies
  • Migration from historical and global perspective
  • Migration drivers
  • Migration, economic disparities and labour market
  • Migration, conflict and war
  • Migration, environmental change and natural disasters
  • Digital migration infrastructures
  • Family and humanitarian migration
  • Lifestyle migration
  • Student mobilities
  • Irregular migration
  • Migration, ethnicity and race
  • Migration and transnationalism
  • Gender and migration
  • Migration and development
  • Migration policies, governance and politics
  • Migration-related diversity
  • Migration statistics

Editors and Affiliations

  • Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences; Room T17-16, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    Peter Scholten

About the editor

Peter Scholten is full professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam with a chair in the Governance of Migration and Diversity. Peter is academic coordinator of the IMISCOE Research Network, alliance coordinator of the European University of Post-Industrial Cities (UNIC) and director of the LDE Centre on the Governance of Migration and Diversity. His work focuses on science-politics relations, multi-level governance and urban governance of migration and diversity. He published in numerous international journals and recently published his monograph on Mainstreaming versus Alienation; a complexity perspective on the governance of migration and diversity. Peter is also founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Comparative Migration Studies and associated editor of the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Introduction to Migration Studies

  • Book Subtitle: An Interactive Guide to the Literatures on Migration and Diversity

  • Editors: Peter Scholten

  • Series Title: IMISCOE Research Series

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92377-8

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Social Sciences, Social Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2022

  • License: CC BY

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-92376-1Published: 04 June 2022

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-92379-2Published: 05 June 2023

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-92377-8Published: 03 June 2022

  • Series ISSN: 2364-4087

  • Series E-ISSN: 2364-4095

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: IX, 500

  • Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Migration, Migration

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