Handbook of Research Methods in Migration

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Carlos Vargas-Silva
Edward Elgar Publishing, 1. jan. 2012 - 588 sider
Covering both qualitative and quantitative topics, the expert contributors in this Handbook explore fundamental issues of scientific logic, methodology and methods, through to practical applications of different techniques and approaches in migration rese
 

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Introduction
1
PART I FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES OF SCIENTIFIC LOGIC METHODOLOGY AND METHODS INMIGRATION STUDIES
5
1 Understanding the relationship between methodology and methods
7
a critical realist way out
26
a reconsideration of variation and conceptualization in research on foreign workers
50
transcultural
69
theoretical and methodological elements
92
PART II INTRODUCTION TO DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES AND APPROACHES
115
PART IV EXPLORING SPECIFIC MIGRATION TOPICS
343
new networks new methodologies
345
methodological considerations and field experiences from a global comparative survey project
366
researching illegality in migrant labour markets
396
a case study of asylum seekers fleeing genderbased persecution
411
20 The importance of accounting for variability in remittance income
430
PART V PRACTICAL ISSUES IN MIGRATION RESEARCH
449
21 Ethical challenges in research with vulnerable migrants
451

6 Interviewing techniques for migrant minority groups
117
7 Collecting analysing and presenting migration histories
137
8 Empirical methods in the economics of international immigration
163
9 Using longitudinal data to study migration and remittances
186
10 Measuring migration in multitopic household surveys
207
towards a more robust map of bilateral flows
229
12 Experimental approaches in migration studies
249
PART III INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES AND MIXED METHODS
271
interdisciplinary approaches to migration research
273
methodological options potentials and dilemmas for researching transnationalism
295
15 Mixing methods in research on diaspora policies
319
22 A guide to managing largescale migration research projects
467
PART VI MOVING FROM RESEARCH TO PUBLISHED WORK
481
so close yet so far
483
moving from a research puzzle to publishing findings
502
PART VII EXPERIENCES FROM THE FIELD
521
experiences from the field
523
studying Asian and Latino garment workers in New York City
545
on reflective adaptation in qualitative data collection and analysis
560
Index
573
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