publication . Article . 2002

The Globalisation of migration

Milan Mesić;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2002 Journal: Migracijske i Etniĉke Teme (issn: 1333-2546, eissn: 1848-9184, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies
The paper demonstrates that contemporary international migration is a constitutive part of the globalisation process. After defining the concepts of globalisation and the globalisation of migration, the author discusses six key themes, linking globalisation and international migration (“global cities”, the scale of migration; diversification of migration flows; globalisation of science and education; international migration and citizenship; emigrant communities and new identities). First, in accordance with Saskia Sassen’s analysis, the author rejects the wide-spread notion that unqualified migrants have lost an (important) role in »global cities«, i.e. in the c...
free text keywords: migration, globalisation, brain gain, diaspora, citizenship, post-national society, Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration, JV1-9480
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