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Immigration and Development

Edited by Tiago Sequeira

University of Beira Interior, Portugal

This book deals with several issues linking immigration and social development. Following several approaches, from economic to sociological ones, it covers the many effects of the rising phenomenon of immigration. It deals with the effects of immigration on economic growth, on human capital accumulation, and on the government budget. Moreover, it also includes contributions on the social integration of immigrants and on the effects they have in some different cities. It covers studies in countries such as Norway, the USA, Romania, and South Africa. The book Immigration and Development is an essential reading for those who want to get a social sciences multidisciplinary approach to immigration as a social phenomenon.

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Immigration and DevelopmentEdited by Tiago Sequeira

Published: February 14th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69818

ISBN: 978-953-51-3785-6

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3784-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4090-0

Copyright year: 2018

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6144 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

5 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Immigration and Economic Growth and Development

By Tiago Sequeira and Marcelo Santos


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2. Welfare Dependency Among Immigrants to Norway: A Panel Data Study of Transfer Shares

By Tom Kornstad and Terje Skjerpen


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3. The Directions and Socio-Economic Effects of the External Migration from the Romanian Countryside

By Alexandru Șerban Zodian and Maria Claudia Diaconeasa


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4. Immigration and Social Inclusion: Possibilities from School and Sports

By Bastian Carter-Thuillier, Victor López-Pastor, Francisco Gallardo- Fuentes and Juan Carter-Beltran


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5. Urban Poverty Caused by the Immigrants: A Challenge to the Local Government in Bursa, Turkey

By Arzu Ispalar Çahantimur and Rengin Beceren Öztürk


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6. Employment: A Significant Indicator of Socio-Economic Upward Mobility for the Lost Boys Living in the Kansas City Area

By Danvas Ogeto Mabeya


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7. Social Capital as Survival Strategy for Immigrants in South Africa: A Conceptual Framework

By Nosipho Hlatshwayo and Kambidima Wotela


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8. Refugee Learners’ Experiences of Curriculum Transition in South Africa

By Lawrence Meda


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