Cultures of migration the global nature of contemporary mobility by Jeffrey H. Cohen

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Social aspects,
  • Economic aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-158) and index.

Book details

StatementJeffrey H. Cohen and Ibrahim Sirkeci
ContributionsSirkeci, İbrahim
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV6225 .C64 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25086344M
ISBN 109780292726840, 9780292726857
LC Control Number2011001178

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