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Exodus : how migration is changing our world

Author: Paul Collier
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Exodus, Paul Collier, the world-renowned economist and bestselling author of The Bottom Billion, clearly and concisely lays out the effects of encouraging or restricting migration. Drawing on original research and case studies, he explores this volatile issue from three perspectives: that of the migrants themselves, that of the people they leave behind, and that of the host societies where they relocate.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Collier
ISBN: 9780195398656 0195398653
OCLC Number: 833145538
Description: viii, 309 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Part 1: The Questions and the Process --
1. The Migration Taboo --
2. Why Migration Accelerates --
Part 2: Host Societies: Welcome or Resentment? --
3. The Social Consequences --
4. The Economic Consequences --
5. Getting Migration Policy Wrong --
Part 3: Migrants: Grievance or Gratitude? --
6. Migrants: the Winners from Migration --
7. Migrants: the Losers from Migration --
Part 4: Those Left Behind --
8. The Political Consequences --
9. The Economic Consequences --
10. Left Behind? --
Part 5: Rethinking Migration Policies --
11. Nations and Nationalism --
12. Making Migration Policies Fit for Purpose.
Responsibility: Paul Collier.

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In Exodus, Paul Collier, the world-renowned economist and bestselling author of The Bottom Billion, clearly and concisely lays out the effects of encouraging or restricting migration. Drawing on original research and case studies, he explores this volatile issue from three perspectives: that of the migrants themselves, that of the people they leave behind, and that of the host societies where they relocate.
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