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Migration change model: Exploring the process of migration on a psychological level
Abstract There have been many studies into how acculturation progresses for migrants upon arrival in their destination. However, outside of studies of forced migration, few researchers have examinedExpand
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International Migration Decision-Making and Destination Selection Among Skilled Migrants
This research explored how skilled, self-selected migrants make a decision to leave their country of origin and choose a destination. Data were gathered through semi-structured interviews with 20Expand
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A Framework of Voluntary Migration: Understanding Modern British Migration to New Zealand
Although migration has been studied extensively by a variety of social science disciplines, rarely has research been conducted into the experiences of self-selected, voluntary migrants before theyExpand
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We Are All in the Same Boat: How Online Communities Facilitate the Process of Migration
Although New Zealand's economy is only slowly improving from a long-term recessionary period, the increasing need for skilled workers will soon be a key issue to both business and policymakers. GivenExpand
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Family social support during the predeparture period: the experience of British migrants.
This study explored the stress, wellbeing and social support of predeparture British migrants to New Zealand. The main research questions addressed the relationship between family support andExpand
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Shelter from the Global Economic Crisis: New Zealand and Overseas-Born Employees' Concerns and Migration Intentions
This study aimed to explore the personal effect of the global crisis on both New Zealanders and migrants, as well as their intentions and reasons to stay or migrate to another country. Using a mixedExpand
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The Migrant Personality Revisited: Individual Differences and International Mobility Intentions
What drives international migration? Many theoretical models trying to answer this question focus on financial causes of international migration (Boyle, 2009; Sjastaad, 1962; Stark & Taylor, 1989;Expand
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