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Does migration enhance development prospects?
A, Naik; E, Stigter; F, Laczko / International Organization for Migration 2007
This paper explores how natural disasters impact migration and development development by reviewing the impact of the Indian Ocean Tsunami on migration issues in three affected countries: Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. ...
By 2050 the United State's racial and ethnic mix will look very different than today
J.S. Passel; D. Cohn / Pew Hispanic Center 2008
If current trends continue, the population of the United States will rise to 438 million in 2050, from 296 million in 2005.  Of this increase, 82% will be due to the both the arrival of immigrants and the births of their U.S.-bor...
Charting the evolution of global population policies
United Nations Population Division 2008
This report provides a global perspective on the evolution of aspects of population policies between 1976 and 2007 with respect to major population variables.  It looks at the views and policies of governments on the changing age...
Are women refugees recieving enough support and training?
D, Buscher; H, Reitz; R, Kulenovic / Women's Refugee Commission 2007
This document discusses key issues facing refugees during and after the process of displacement. With a heavy focus on recommendations from experience, it reviews economic opportunities and employment readiness of refugees during disp...
Are Chinese women migrant workers fighting back against social discrimination?
Z. Ping; A. Loong-yu; N. Shan / Committee for Asian Women 2008
This report assesses the impact of the capitalist reforms since the 1990’s in China’s one-party system. It particularly focuses on the experiences of women rural migrant workers and looks at how the women workers have resp...
Is South Africa doing enough for Zimbabwean migrants?
D. Vigneswaran / The Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand 2008
This document examines South Africa’s response to people fleeing from political crises and economic deprivation in one of its immediate neighbours. It also tests prominent claims made about the nature and scope of migration. ...
Social security for immigrants in the US
P. Sevak; L. Schmidt / University of Michigan Retirement Research Center 2007
This paper examines the retirement resources available to immigrant families in the US by examining Social Security benefits, pension coverage, and private wealth accumulation. The authors argue that pre-retirement immigrants have low...
The linkages between migration, remittances and social development
H. de Haas / United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development 2007
This paper reviews the empirical literature on the relationship between remittances and various dimensions of social development in the developing world within a broader conceptual framework of migration and development theory. Empiri...
Representation of immigrants in South Africa
D. Vigneswaran / Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford 2007
This paper studies the South African media’s representation of undocumented migrants from 1998 to 2005. It examines the relationship between the media’s legitimation of state immigration control and South Africa’s un...
Do agencies fully understand adolescent migration?
D, Thorsen / Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, University of Sussex 2007
Focusing on adolescent’s independent migration to rural towns and urban areas, this paper explores how international and national agencies’ perceptions correspond with the common perceptions of childhood in rural area. It ...
Items 841 to 267 of 267

Items 841 to 267 of 267

Does migration enhance development prospects?
A, Naik; E, Stigter; F, Laczko / International Organization for Migration 2007
This paper explores how natural disasters impact migration and development development by reviewing the impact of the Indian Ocean Tsunami on migration issues in three affected countries: Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand. ...
By 2050 the United State's racial and ethnic mix will look very different than today
J.S. Passel; D. Cohn / Pew Hispanic Center 2008
If current trends continue, the population of the United States will rise to 438 million in 2050, from 296 million in 2005.  Of this increase, 82% will be due to the both the arrival of immigrants and the births of their U.S.-bor...
Charting the evolution of global population policies
United Nations Population Division 2008
This report provides a global perspective on the evolution of aspects of population policies between 1976 and 2007 with respect to major population variables.  It looks at the views and policies of governments on the changing age...
Are women refugees recieving enough support and training?
D, Buscher; H, Reitz; R, Kulenovic / Women's Refugee Commission 2007
This document discusses key issues facing refugees during and after the process of displacement. With a heavy focus on recommendations from experience, it reviews economic opportunities and employment readiness of refugees during disp...
Are Chinese women migrant workers fighting back against social discrimination?
Z. Ping; A. Loong-yu; N. Shan / Committee for Asian Women 2008
This report assesses the impact of the capitalist reforms since the 1990’s in China’s one-party system. It particularly focuses on the experiences of women rural migrant workers and looks at how the women workers have resp...
Is South Africa doing enough for Zimbabwean migrants?
D. Vigneswaran / The Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand 2008
This document examines South Africa’s response to people fleeing from political crises and economic deprivation in one of its immediate neighbours. It also tests prominent claims made about the nature and scope of migration. ...
Social security for immigrants in the US
P. Sevak; L. Schmidt / University of Michigan Retirement Research Center 2007
This paper examines the retirement resources available to immigrant families in the US by examining Social Security benefits, pension coverage, and private wealth accumulation. The authors argue that pre-retirement immigrants have low...
The linkages between migration, remittances and social development
H. de Haas / United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development 2007
This paper reviews the empirical literature on the relationship between remittances and various dimensions of social development in the developing world within a broader conceptual framework of migration and development theory. Empiri...
Representation of immigrants in South Africa
D. Vigneswaran / Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford 2007
This paper studies the South African media’s representation of undocumented migrants from 1998 to 2005. It examines the relationship between the media’s legitimation of state immigration control and South Africa’s un...
Do agencies fully understand adolescent migration?
D, Thorsen / Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, University of Sussex 2007
Focusing on adolescent’s independent migration to rural towns and urban areas, this paper explores how international and national agencies’ perceptions correspond with the common perceptions of childhood in rural area. It ...
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