Immigration and Asylum: From 1900 to the Present, Volume 3

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Matthew J. Gibney, Randall Hansen
ABC-CLIO, 2005 - 1095 pages

A comprehensive and timely examination of the history and current status of immigrants and refugees--their stories, the events that led to their movement, and the place of these movements in contemporary history and politics.

* Nearly 200 A-Z entries on immigration and asylum around the world

* 150+ contributors, including leading immigration scholars from around the globe such as Nathan Glazer, Saskia Sassen, Ari Zolberg, James Hollifield, Desmond King, and Stephen Castles

* A separate volume of primary source documents, including legislation, treaties, speeches, and United Nations documents

* A chronology of major movements of migrants and asylum seekers

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Entries J to Z 347
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Matthew J. Gibney, PhD, is Elizabeth Colson Lecturer in Forced Migration at the Refugee Studies Centre, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford and Official Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford, England.

Randall Hansen, PhD, is fellow and tutor in politics at Merton College, University of Oxford, and lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

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