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Managing Migration

The Promise of Cooperation

Susan F. Martin; Philip L. Martin and Patrick Weil

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A growing share of the world's population lives in the 175 developing countries, while global income and wealth are increasingly concentrated in the 25 developed countries. The resulting migration from developing to developed countries is proving difficult to manage at national, regional, and local levels. Managing Migration presents the valuable results of the Cooperative Efforts to Manage Emigration project, a bottom-up effort to identify models and best practices for spurring economic development and respect for human rights in migrant countries of origin. Based on the research of experts from North America and Europe, authors Martin, Martin, and Weil discuss the challenges of managing international migration in the 21st century, present case studies in cooperative migration management, and offer recommendations to overcome the existing challenges. Concluding that there is no one-size-fits-all framework for managing migration, but that there are common elements of best-practice migration, Managing Migration is guaranteed to pique the interest of policy makers and practitioners involved in immigration as well as scholars of geography, anthropology, and international relations. « less more »
Lexington Books / Institute For Study Of Migration
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978-0-7391-1340-0 • Hardback • April 2006 • $98.00 • (£65.00)
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Philip L. Martin is Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis. Susan F. Martin is Director of the Institute for Study of International Migration and Program on Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies and Visiting Professor at Georgetown University. Patrick Weil is senior research fellow at the National Center for Scientific Research and serves as the director of the Center for the Study of Immigration, Integration, and Citizenship Policies in the university of Paris-Sorbonne.

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION
Chapter 2 THE MIGRATION CHALLENGE
Chapter 3 MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: THE 3 R'S
Chapter 4 AVERTING FORCED MIGRATION
Chapter 5 THE LURE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Chapter 6 MIGRATION AND EUROPEAN-AFRICAN RELATIONS
Chapter 7 THE AMERICAS
Chapter 8 THE GLOBAL MIGRANTS
Chapter 9 TOWARD A COOPERATIVE FRAMEWORK FOR MANAGING MIGRATION
Interstate cooperation is of paramount importance for the formulation and implementation of coherent migration policies. This book outlines concrete steps that states can take to improve consultation and cooperation in managing movements of people acrossborders....
Mamphele Ramphele


The collaborative work by three leading migration scholars highlights some of the key dilemmas in international migration, and provides a comprehensive analysis of attempts to develop regional and global cooperation. The book's special value lies in the way it originated through a long-term dialogue between researchers and representatives of governments, international agencies, and the media....
Stephen Castles


Managing Migration provides a comprehensive, informative, readable discussion of all types of human population movements and will be a useful resource for policy makers, scholars, and the general public alike. The book places its valuable review andassessment of contemporary efforts to manage migration cooperatively in the context of the history, causes, and consequences of migration and is informed by the authors? deep knowledge and understanding of migration issues and first-hand experience 'on the ground.'''
Sharon Stanton Russell


Managing international migration requires cooperation among sending, transit, and receiving countries. This valuable study shows that countries can cooperate successfully to manage one of the most complex international challenges of the 21st century.....
Brunson McKinley


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