Immigration and Canada

Immigration and Canada

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Immigration and Canada provides readers with a vital introduction to the field of international migration studies. This original book presents an integrated critical perspective on Canadian immigration policies, main trends, and social, economic, and cultural impacts. It offers up-to-date information on migration patterns and examines Canada in an evolving, global-transnational system that gives rise to imagined futures and contrasting real outcomes. Key issues and debates include: nation building and the historical roots of Canadian immigration contemporary global migration the changing national and ethnic origins of immigrants immigrants, jobs, wages, and the economy qdesignerq immigrants and the brain gain the business of migration demographic impacts of immigration racism and prejudice facing excluded and marginalized populations transnational citizens, diasporas, emerging identities, and struggles to belong refugees, temporary workers, and foreign visa workers undocumented migration and migrant trafficking the baby bust and the future of international migrationThe media have given particular attention in recent years to the difficulties faced by foreign-trained medical doctors who simply give up ... Chan (2002) notes that the number of physicians per capita in Canada peaked in 1993, and then declined for a number of reasons, ... in rural areas would bring the proportion of doctors in these areas up to the level of physicians per capita in the overall population.

Title:Immigration and Canada
Author:Alan Simmons
Publisher:Canadian Scholars’ Press - 2010


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