Country on the Move: Migration to and within Israel, 1948–1995
ISBN/ASIN: 9789048149483,9789401711913 | 1998 | English | pdf | 172/179 pages | 5.64 Mb
Publisher: Springer Netherlands | Author: Gabriel Lipshitz (auth.) | Edition: 1
Country on the Move presents original research and a comprehensive multidisciplinary analysis of the spatial aspects of migration. It considers the spatial results of two diametrically opposed policies: planning from above to settle the North African and Asian newcomers in the 1950s, and planning by market forces for immigrants from the former Soviet Union in the 1990s. Unlike other books on immigration, Country on the Move also analyzes internal migration within Israel, which is an outcome of the regional disparities produced by immigration. Moreover, it compares the empirical findings in Israel with international trends, and its analysis can serve as a foundation for setting spatial immigration policy.
Audience: Researchers specializing in population geography, migration, and regional development; university students on all levels who are taking courses in these subjects; and top officials in government ministries that deal with immigration.