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Immigration

  • By: Helmut K. Anheier
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Immigration not only profoundly affects population dynamics but also has far-reaching economic, social, and political consequences for both destination countries and countries of origin. As such, immigration has global significance. It has also typically been a contested issue and ...

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