Socio-demographic aspects of globalization: Canadian perspectives on migration

Anthony H. Richmond
2002 Canadian Studies in Population  
Trends in Canadian immigration and emigration in the last decade are examined, distinguishing 'temporary' and 'permanent' movements, economic migrants and refugees. Comparisons are made with those of other OECD countries. Global migration patterns have changed as a result of post-industrial technologies. Although money, goods and services may move relatively freely, people do not. Processes of inclusion and exclusion occur within and between countries and regions. A typology of migrant
more » ... tion is presented. Questions of human security and border controls are considered. Recommendations are made concerning the protection of migrant human rights.
doi:10.25336/p65p5b fatcat:7gghc5n76nc5vjhob4b3ka7uva