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"With its generally clear exposition and a structure that is logical and even dramatic, this illuminating book deserves wide use in the classroom and beyond." --CANADIAN REVIEW OF STUDIES IN NATIONALISM, XXIX (2002) This book, written by one of the leading authorities on migration, traces the growth of global migration since 1945, showing how it has produced fundamental economic, social and cultural changes in most parts of the world.

Migration and Minorities in Europe: Perspectives for the 1990s – Eleven Hypotheses
Migration and minorities in Europe: Perspectives for the 1990s – eleven hypotheses

The aim of this chapter is to look at global patterns of migration and ethnic minority formation, and to relate these to other major political, economic and cultural trends in this post-Cold War world. The significance of these developments for migrants and minorities in Western Europe will be examined, in particular with regard to migration policies, citizenship, racism and identity. Finally, I will discuss some consequences, first for social scientists, secondly for the anti-racist movement. In view of the general and provisional nature of these considerations, I will put them in the form of eleven hypotheses, which I will try to explain and ...

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