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Managing Labor Migration in the Twenty-First Century
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Managing Labor Migration in the Twenty-First Century

Philip Martin, Manolo Abella, and Christiane Kuptsch

Abstract

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 book presents a comprehensive analysis of the causes and effects of labor migration, and recommends sensible, sustainable migration policies that are fair to migrants, and to the countries which 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 ch ... More

Keywords: labor migration, migration policies, migrants, international migration, employment, illegal workers, borders, immigration policies, migrant workforce

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780300109047
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300109047.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philip Martin, author

Manolo Abella, author

Christiane Kuptsch, author