Quick OverviewUnravels the paradoxes of global migration, making sense of an issue that's always in the headlines.
DetailsVirtually any commodity can move around the world to satisfy demand but human beings have far less freedom. Many would-be migrants are forced to risk life and limb traveling illegally. Yet most rich countries are short of workers, have shrinking populations and need more immigrants. This is a timely guide to a major issue that is never far from the political headlines.
About the Author: Peter Stalker is a former co-editor of the New Internationalist who now works as a consultant to a number of UN agencies. He has written two books on migration for the International Labor Organization - The Work of Strangers: A Survey of International Labour Migration, and Workers without Frontiers: The impact of Globalization on International Migration.
'As a short book on a highly contentious subject, the No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration will prove useful to those who care about the topic because it clarifies the issues involved so thoroughly and presents lucid arguments in a very readable manner.' Bona Malwal, Editor of the Sudan Democratic Gazette
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