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The Resource Globalization and migration : a world in motion, Eliot Dickinson

Globalization and migration : a world in motion, Eliot Dickinson

Label
Globalization and migration : a world in motion
Title
Globalization and migration
Title remainder
a world in motion
Statement of responsibility
Eliot Dickinson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on the intersection between globalization and migration, this powerful text traces a dynamic, contradictory process that has set the world in motion and incorporated millions of migrants into an economic market whose dimensions are unprecedented in human history. Eliot Dickinson emphasizes recent developments in global politics, such as the massive number of refugees from wars in the Middle East who are now seeking asylum in Europe; the "Fortress Europe" mentality illustrated on the Italian island of Lampedusa; the heart-wrenching humanitarian challenge of Mexican and Central American children arriving alone in the United States; and the effects of climate change and environmental destruction on international migration. Today, with the collaboration of compliant governments and elites in the peripheral countries of the Global South, multinational corporations continue to flout regulations, destroy the environment, and take advantage of the large number of displaced, unemployed workers. While globalization is eliminating barriers between countries and making it easier for goods and capital to move around the world, the industrialized countries of the Global North are simultaneously putting up barriers to people and making it harder for them to migrate. This timely and provocative book explains how we have arrived at this paradoxical point in history and critically examines why governments are enacting policies that protect borders instead of people. -- Publisher description
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickinson, Eliot
Dewey number
304.8
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ1318
LC item number
.D536 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Globalization
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • Flüchtling
  • Globalisierung
  • Internationale Migration
  • Klimaänderung
  • Regionale Disparität
  • Soziale Ungleichheit
Label
Globalization and migration : a world in motion, Eliot Dickinson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-170) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The onset of a borderless world -- Historical-structural origins of global migration -- The global south -- The global north -- The coming transformation
Control code
ocn944086730
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 181 pages
Isbn
9781442254978
Lccn
2016005015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026293702
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944086730
  • (Sirsi) o944086730
Label
Globalization and migration : a world in motion, Eliot Dickinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-170) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The onset of a borderless world -- Historical-structural origins of global migration -- The global south -- The global north -- The coming transformation
Control code
ocn944086730
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 181 pages
Isbn
9781442254978
Lccn
2016005015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026293702
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944086730
  • (Sirsi) o944086730

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