International Migrants Day
Today is the UN International Migrants Day.The Library has many books and other resources on this topic. In honour of the day, here are some selected items of relevance to this topic:
The Journal of Refugee Studies, available online, explores the complex problems of forced migration and national, regional and international responses.
Recent book acquisitions in the Library include:
- Labour migration and human trafficking in Southeast Asia : critical Perspectives / [edited by] Willem van Schendel, Lenore Lyons, Michele Ford.
- Citizenship, belonging, and intergenerational relations in African migration / edited by Claudine Attias-Donfut … [et al.].
- Humane migration : establishing legitimacy and rights for displaced people / Christine G. T. Ho and James Loucky.
Resources about International Migrants provides some resources from the UN, including the World Migration Report, 2011. The UN have also provided links to relevant UN documents, including Resolutions and Reports on various aspects of migration.
OECD data includes the International Migration Statistics – an annual time series which contains data on foreign and immigrant populations, foreign workers, migration flows and naturalisations for OECD and other countries for a variety of periods from 1980 onwards.
UNData also contains information on net migration, from both the United Nations Population Division and the World Bank.
Forced Migration Online: a world of information on human displacement is a digital library of over 3,000 full-text documents selected from the library of the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford and Tufts’ University Fletcher School and Feinstein Famine Center
Free website GlobaLex has a handy paper on Researching the Legal Aspects of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Lots more resources are listed on the Library Website, in both the Politics Subject Guide, and the Development Studies Subject Guide.