Tag Archives: Migration

On SAGE Insight: Feminist Political Economy in a Globalized World: African Women Migrants in South Africa and the US

SWS Distinguished Feminist Lecture From Gender and Society Official Publication of Sociologists for Women in Society ‘Migration is one of the most important social phenomena of our times.  In the social science literature, particularly among US-based scholars, African migrant women remain … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight; The perfect storm: The impact of disaster severity on internal human trafficking

From International Area Studies Review This paper argues natural disasters have a positive association with the likelihood of internal or domestic trafficking. Trafficking is a function of individual vulnerability and subsequent criminal agency. Economic scarcity and lack of government protection … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Lower job satisfaction among workers migrating within Europe: A gender paradox

From Economic and Industrial Democracy This article takes a strongly empirical approach. It adds to knowledge of differences in job satisfaction between European countries, and in particular how job satisfaction varies by migration status and by gender. In line with … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Much ado about nothing? The (non-) politicisation of the European Union in social media debates on migration

From European Union Politics In the course of the financial and debt crises, scholars have argued that ‘politics is back’ in the European Union (EU) and that politicisation cannot be reversed. Authors of this paper investigate this claim using a … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Navigating the Central Mediterranean in a Time of ‘Crisis’: Disentangling Migration Governance and Migrant Journeys

Special Issue: Migration and Crisis in Europe From Sociology This article from the Special Issue: Migration and Crisis in Europe closely examines the relationship between migration and the changing governance of mobility and borders in the Central Mediterranean. This article … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Evaluating the UK government’s approach to immigration policy making

Article title: Policy-driven evidence: Evaluating the UK government’s approach to immigration policy making From Critical Social Policy Brexit was unprecedented, it reflects a rise in right-wing parties and sentiment across western democracies and was not entirely unforeseen. Donald Trump subsequently … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How perceptions of immigrants trigger feelings of economic and cultural threats in two welfare states

From European Union Politics Immigration is increasing in developed societies. Former somewhat liberal immigration policies have caused this increase, particularly in Western European countries. In contrast, various societal actors are skeptical of immigration.  Better understanding of attitudes toward immigration is … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Population geography I: Human trafficking

From Progress in Human Geography This first report explores how understandings of human trafficking have progressed within population Geography. Migration studies have been intensified within human geography by the so-called ‘migration crisis’ sparking countless recent discussions of smuggling, asylum seeking, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Understanding Climate-Induced Migration Through Computational Modeling

Article title: Understanding Climate-Induced Migration Through Computational Modeling: A Critical Overview with Guidance for Future Efforts From Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology (JDMS) Climate change has the potential to displace large populations in many parts of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Impact of Globalization on Mental Health in Low- and Middle-income Countries

From Psychology and Developing Societies Given the rapid advances in all kinds of technologies, communication technology in particular, globalization is a challenge to health and wellbeing worldwide. It impacts social and other determinants of health in ways that are detrimental … Continue reading

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Special issue: Real-world justice and international migration

Guest editors: Adrian Little and Terry Macdonald From European Journal of Political Theory The movement and displacement of people across state boundaries – in particular, of people seeking escape from severe forms of political, economic, or environmental threat or hardship … Continue reading

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Refugee education in countries of first asylum

Article title: Refugee education in countries of first asylum: Breaking open the black box of pre-resettlement experiences From Theory and Research in Education The number of refugees who have fled across international borders due to conflict and persecution is at … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Return from Migration and Circulation of Highly Educated People: The Never Ending Brain Drain

Guest Editors: J. Gaillard, A-M. Gaillard and V.V. Krishna From Science Technology & Society Looking back into the 1960s and perhaps 1970s on the discourse and controversy of brain drain (Das, 1971), there exists different perspectives on migration of trained (or … Continue reading

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Wellbeing or welfare benefits—what are the drivers for migration?

From Scandinavian Journal of Public Health This article is an important input to the ongoing debate on what motivates migrants to seek asylum where they do. In light of the current refugee crisis and the related policy changes made throughout … Continue reading

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The 2008 economic crisis and its outcomes for the Baltic states

Austerity as a global prescription and lessons from the neoliberal Baltic experiment From The Economic and Labour Relations Review This article analyses the 2008 economic crisis and its outcomes for the Baltic states. It then gives a genealogy of European … Continue reading

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