The International Politics of Forced Migration

  title={The International Politics of Forced Migration},
  author={Stephen Castles},
  • S. Castles
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Political Science
  • Development
At the beginning of the new millennium, migration has become highly politicized and is now a pivotal issue in both national and international politics. Although the political potency of fears of immigration is nothing new, it seems that population movements are taking on increased significance in the context of current global social transformations. Stephen Castles focuses mainly on issues of forced migration, and asks the question: is there a ‘global migration crisis’? He concludes that the so… 

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