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Managing labor migration in the twenty-first century [[electronic resource] /] / Philip Martin, Manolo Abella, and Christiane Kuptsch

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Autore: Martin Philip L. <1949-> Visualizza persona
Titolo: Managing labor migration in the twenty-first century [[electronic resource] /] / Philip Martin, Manolo Abella, and Christiane Kuptsch Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: New Haven, : Yale University Press, c2006
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (1 online resource (xiv, 226 p.) ) : ill
Disciplina: 331.6/2
Soggetto topico: Foreign workers
Foreign workers - Government policy
Altri autori: AbellaManolo I  
Note generali: Series statement taken from jacket.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-215) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Front matter -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. Why International Migration? -- 2. Global Migration Patterns And Issues -- 3. Highly Skilled Guest Workers -- 4. Guest Worker Programs -- 5. Managing Guest Workers -- 6. Thailand: Migration in a Tiger Economy -- 7. Managing Migration in the Twenty-first Century -- Appendix: ILO Conventions on Migrants, -- Notes -- References -- Index
Sommario/riassunto: Why have ninety million workers around the globe left their homes for employment in other countries? What can be done to ensure that international labor migration is a force for global betterment? This groundbreaking book presents the most comprehensive analysis of the causes and effects of labor migration available, and it recommends sensible, sustainable migration policies that are fair to migrants and to the countries that open their doors to them. The authors survey recent trends in international migration for employment and demonstrate that the flow of authorized and illegal workers over borders presents a formidable challenge in countries and regions throughout the world. They note that not all migration is from undeveloped to developed countries and discuss the murky relations between immigration policies and politics. The book concludes with specific recommendations for justly managing the world's growing migrant workforce.
Titolo autorizzato: Managing labor migration in the twenty-first century  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-281-72246-4
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910777786103321
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Serie: Global management series.