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Migration to and from Welfare States

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Ryndyk Oleksandr et al. (Editors), "Migration to and from Welfare States", Springer Nature, 2021, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-67615-5, License:

This open access book explores the role of family, public, market and third sector welfare provision for individual and households’ decisions regarding geographical mobility. It challenges the state-centred approach in research on welfare and migration by emphasising migrants’ own reflections and experiences. It asks whether and in which ways different welfare concerns are part of migrants’ decisions regarding (or aspirations for) mobility. Employing a transnational and a translocal perspective, the book addresses different forms of geographical mobility, such as immigration, emigration, and re-migration, circular and return migration. By bringing in empirical findings from across a variety of Western and non-Western contexts, the book challenges the Eurocentric focus in current debates and contributes to a more nuanced and more integrated global account of the welfare-migration nexus.


Migration, Population Economics, Political Science, Human Migration, Open Access, Immigration And Emigration, Nexus Of Welfare Provisions, Global Social Protection, Migration And Integration, Population Mobility, Rural To Urban Migration, Circular And Return Migration, Welfare-migration Nexus, Citizenship, Welfare And Mobility, Mobility Of The Elderly And Family-based Care, Chinese International Students, Children's Education And Parental Migration Decisions, Migration And Settlement Aspirations, Labour Mobility From Eastern European Welfare States, Healthcare Workers And Migration, Gender Equality In Expatriate Family Migration, Old-age Pensions Across Borders, Social Protection Across Countries, Migration, Immigration & Emigration, Political Economy, Population & Demography, Political Science & Theory

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