Selected resources on the global movement of people and issues related to refugees and immigrants. The guide includes resources for finding a variety of information in the humanities and social sciences.
Publication Date: Cambridge University Press, c2011
"This encyclopaedia presents a systematic overview of the existing scholarship regarding migration within and into Europe. The first section contains survey studies of the various regions and countries in Europe covering the last centuries. The second section presents information on about 220 individual groups of migrants."
Covers both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes, including: the globalization of economies and technologies; the diaspora of cultures and dispersion of peoples; the transnational aspects of social and political change; the global impact of environmental, technological and health changes; and the organizations and issues related to global civil society.
Diaspora Overviews covers over 20 ethnic groups that have experienced voluntary or forced immigration. These essays discuss the history behind the social, economic, and political reasons for leaving the original countries, and the cultures in the new places; Diaspora Communities include over 60 portraits of specific diaspora communities. Each portrait follows a standard outline to facilitate comparisons. The Encyclopedia of Diasporas ...brings together the disciplines of anthropology, social studies, political studies, international studies, and immigrant and immigration studies."
Provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. Find numerous articles and references to migration, mobility and related topics.