Migration Matters


19 Jun 2013
Paperback At the Interface English
Edited by Mahni Dugan , Edited by Arnon Edelstein

Migration Matters to everybody – individuals, families, groups, societies, cultures, and governments – because globalism is pushing the world, boundaries are contested, localities are changing, and hundreds of millions of people are relocating. Authors from Australia, EU countries, and Israel explore: struggles for social rights, personhood, and citizenship based on contribution to community contradictions between regulations and responsibilities for refugees, resulting in return of many people to countries where they are in mortal danger multi-cultural populations, challenges of transition and resettlement newcomers’ efforts to retain identity and patterns of culture, sometimes producing culture conflicts and stress needs for host countries to adjust to shifting shapes of their societies active citizenship through commitment and participation extreme distress due to vast cultural differences generating homicide. In this timely and significant contribution to global understanding of migration dynamics, authors define needs for holistic responses to migration issues, and seek pathways to greater harmony and wellbeing in transitions.

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Description of the book

Format: Paperback | 222 pages Dimensions:148 x 210 x 11mm | 271g Publication date: 19 Jun 2013 Publisher:Inter/Connexions Imprint:Inter-Disciplinary Press Publication City/Country: United Kingdom
Language: English Edition Statement:First Illustrations note: black & white illustrations ISBN10: 1848881835 ISBN13: 9781848881839 Bestsellers rank: 3,506,336