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Author Moses, Jonathon Wayne, 1962-

Title Emigration and political development / Jonathon W. Moses
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 295 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface; Acronyms; 1 Introduction; MOTIVATIONS; Economic Arguments; Political Arguments; Historical Examples; THE ROAD AND CHALLENGES AHEAD; 2 Toward Political Development; EARLY INROADS; CAPABILITY APPROACHES TO DEVELOPMENT; Amartya Sen; Martha Nussbaum; The Human Development Index; MEASURING POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT; Conceptual Challenges; WHAT THEN?; 3 Linking Emigration to Political Development; THE STATE AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT; FOUR APPROACHES TO POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT; An Indirect Approach; Direct Effects
CASE SELECTION AND CONTROL4 Global Connections; EMIG 1.2; Aggregate Results; POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT; Three Waves; Development Datasets; A STATISTICAL EXAMINATION; Global Time Series, No Lag; Global Time Series with Lags; TSCS; CONCLUSION; 5 The Free Migration Regime before World War I; EMIGRANT TRENDS; Norwegian Emigration Characteristics; THE NORWEGIAN CASE; Norways Political Development; The Idea of Freedom; Strength in Numbers; The Home Front; CONCLUSION; 6 Guest-Worker Programs after World War II; PERIOD PATTERNS; NORTH AMERICA; Mexican Political Development; The Bracero Program
ConclusionEUROPE; The Guest-Worker Program in Europe; Sending-Country Characteristics; CONCLUSION; 7 Limited Mobility in the World Today; METHODOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS; COMPARATIVE BASELINE: EMIG 1.2; THE 2009 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT; SMALL-STATE EMIGRATION; CONCLUSION; 8 Internal Migration; THE GREAT MIGRATION IN THE UNITED STATES; Political Development in the South; The March of the Impatient; A Declining Oversupply; Delivering Justice; Conclusion; THE GREAT MIGRATION IN CHINA; The Hukou System; Chinese Political Development; Conclusion; CONCLUSION; 9 Fellow Travelers; MARTIN TRANM & AElig
: "THE STORMY PETREL OF NORWEGIAN LABOR; The Emigrant; The Agitator; Emigrant Influence; EMIGRANT REVOLUTIONARIES; CONCLUSION; 10 Conclusion; EMIGRATION AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT; Individual; CommunityState; RegimeSystem; ON THE NATURE OF THE RELATIONSHIP; The Role of Economic Development; Summing Up; WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?; Appendix I: Case-Selection Matrix; Appendix II: EMIG 1.2 Overview; Appendix III: Countries with No Emigration Data (and hence excluded from final version); Appendix IV: Lagging Pattern, Newey-West Models, Truncated TSCS Data
Appendix V: Emigration Flows and Political Development, 1976-2006, EMIG 1.2 DataAppendix VI: Emigration Stocks and Political Development, 1980-2006, UN Data; Bibliography; Index
Introduction -- Toward political development -- Linking emigration to political development -- Global connections -- The free migration regime before WWI -- Guest-worker programs after WWII -- Limited mobility in the world today -- Internal migration -- Fellow travelers -- Conclusion
Summary This book examines whether countries or regions that experience significant outward migration can expect to benefit politically from that emigration
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-284) and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Cambridge Core, viewed September 11, 2018)
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects
Political development
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General.
Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Political development.
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