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Global Studies 150Q: Immigration and Multiculturalism in Asia: Background

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Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU Country Reports and Profiles. In-depth analysis of current economic and political events in more than 200 countries.

International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences. Scholarly articles on a wide variety of topics of global relevance.

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography.Covers all topics in human geography and related disciplines.

Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration.Assembles the most current analytic and historical approaches and interpretations of migration, from prehistory to the present.

Encyclopedia of Diasporas: Immigrant and Refugee Cultures Around the WorldCovers ethnic groups that have experienced voluntary or forced immigration and the impact and assimilation that the immigrant cultures experience in their adopted cultures.

International Migration Outlook.  OECD’s annual publication analyzing recent developments in migration movements and policies in its countries.

Routledge Handbook of International Migration Studies.  Offers a conceptual approach to the study of international migration, exploring the modes of exit, reception and incorporation which involve varied populations in disparate political, economic, social and cultural contexts. 

World Migration Report. Biennial flagship report of the International Organization on Migration.  Each report is topical.  The site has many other themed publications.

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