Author: Mahni Dugan,Arnon Edelstein
Category: Asylum, Right of
View: 2182Migration Matters to everybody - individuals, families, groups, societies, cultures, and governments - because globalism is pushing the world, boundaries are contested, localities are changing, and hundreds of millions of people are relocating. Authors from Australia, EU countries, and Israel explore: struggles for social rights, personhood, and citizenship based on contribution to community contradictions between regulations and responsibilities for refugees, resulting in return of many people to countries where they are in mortal danger multi-cultural populations, challenges of transition and resettlement newcomers' efforts to retain identity and patterns of culture, sometimes producing culture conflicts and stress needs for host countries to adjust to shifting shapes of their societies active citizenship through commitment and participation extreme distress due to vast cultural differences generating homicide. In this timely and significant contribution to global understanding of migration dynamics, authors define needs for holistic responses to migration issues, and seek pathways to greater harmony and wellbeing in transitions.