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An essential introduction to ‘Migration’ that is international in scope and rigorous in its attention to the scholars, nuances and debates in the field.
Key Concepts in Migration demonstrates that the study of international migration has really come of age. From acculturation to undocumented immigration, the authors consider more than three dozen concepts at the heart of migration studies. Clearly written in a highly readable style, the book is a valuable resource for students and scholars alike.
This very useful and authoritative compendium explicates thirty-eight concepts central to analysis of international migration. It is accessible to undergraduate students and even can enrich graduate courses. It nicely complements books like The Age of Migration or Exceptional People. Concision is a virtue!
This migration compendium of key terms and concepts offers students a wonderfully accessible and authoritative resource. It will both satisfy their need for a ready-reference volume and stimulate their curiosity to read more and dig deeper.
It is impressive how the authors can bring out the most central scholarly debates on, for instance, a concept of ‘ethnicity’ in just a few pages. It draws on most of the revenant scholars within the field... This is a very good and useful tool. The sections are furthermore ended with a number of suggestions for further key readings that overall include much of the relevant literature. .
Detailed study of a wide range of considerations on migration
The book provides an outstanding overview on current topics currently debated in migration research with very useful references for individual research.
The material in the book does not align with the core elements of the module.
The module is for level 6 students and the book would be more relevant to Level 4 students.
Very clear introduction to the basic concepts of migration and integration. It is especially recommended for students of different levels (pre-graduate and post-graduate ). The recommended bibliography for each concept is sufficient for these levels.
Improvement: In a possible second revision some important concepts could be incorporated (identity, interculturalism, stereotypes and prejudice, racism , etc ... )
Provides a solid foundation for migration research and study
A specialised text which looks at key issues linked to migration in an analytical yet accessible way; key concepts are clearly defined. A text perhaps more suitable for post-graduate programmes.
This is a god textbook which is very useful for introducing undergraduate Sociology students to concepts related to contemporary migration. Covers very wide range of migration related topics and reflects a wide range of research on international migration.
The book is excellent but... on such a topic, you couldn't neglect references in French, Spanish, German or even Italian. The bibliography is not enough open for an ESSENTIAL book on migrations.
Migration has become a buzzword, not only among scholars, but also among politicians and the public at large. This book provides the reader with a wide range of key concepts that are relevant in the field. Each chapter starts with a short definition and ends with a concise list of further key readings. In summary, this book is well suited for undergraduate students and everyone else who wants to learn more about migration in a well structured and time efficient way.
It's well adapted to undergraduate students. Systematic.
This book gives all-round information about migration and is easy to use and apply in real life situations
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