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Rethinking international skilled migration, edited by Micheline van Riemsdijk and Qingfang Wang

Summary
In today’s global knowledge economy, competition for the best and brightest workers has intensified. Highly skilled workers are an asset to companies, knowledge institutions, cities, and regions as they contribute to knowledge creation, innovation, and economic growth and development. Skilled migrants cross, and many times straddle, international borders to pursue professional opportunities. These spatial relocations provide opportunities and challenges for migrants and the cities and regions they inhabit
Table Of Contents
Acknowledgements -- Introduction: rethinking international skilled migration -- International student migration -- Producing international student migration: an exploration of the role of marketization in shaping international study opportunities / ALLAN FINDLAY, RUSSELL KING, AND ALEXANDRA STAM -- Complex decisions: factors determining international students' migrations / HEIKE ALBERTS -- European mobile students, (trans)national social networks and (inter)national career perspectives / CHRISTOF VAN MOL -- Mental health and the student-migrant experience: sources of stress for norwegian quota scheme students / SCOTT BASFORD -- Chinese student migrants in transition: a pathway from international students to skilled migrants / AN YU -- Internationalization, localization and the eduscape of higher education in the global south: the case of south africa / ASHLEY GUNTER AND PARVATI RAGHURAM -- Transforming cities, transforming lives -- "London is a much more interesting place than paris": place-comparison and the moral geographies of highly skilled migrants / JON MULHOLLAND AND LOUISE RYAN -- High-skilled migrants, place ties and urban policy-making: putting housing on the agenda / JÖRG PLÖGER -- Homogenizing the city: place marketing to attract skilled migrants to Stavanger and Kongsberg / MICHELINE VAN RIEMSDIJK -- Expatriate mobility, firm recruitment, and local context: skilled international migration to the rapidly globalizing city of Dubai / MICHAEL C. EWERS AND RYAN DICCE -- Transnational lives and return migration -- Exodus, circulation and return: migrations of high-skilled migrants from India in a transnational era / ELIZABETH CHACKO -- Immigration policy change and the transnational shaping of place / MARGARET WALTON-ROBERTS -- Experiences of returned chinese migrants in higher education examined through a case study / QINGFANG WANG, LI TANG, AND HUIPING LI -- Diverging experiences of work and social networks abroad: highly-skilled british migrants in Singapore, Vancouver, and Boston / WILLIAM S. HARVEY AND JONATHAN V. BEAVERSTOCK -- Conclusion. themes, gaps, and opportunities for rethinking international skilled migration / HARALD BAUDER -- Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 335 pages), illustrations.
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780036787366

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