The global rise of modern borders and irregular maritime migration networks (1882-1938): comparing Atlantic with Pacific migration systems Ghent University
The project analyzes the establishment of global racial barriers on migration, the formation of irregular migration networks, the attempts by states to regulate migration transnationally and the central role of shipping companies in this process during the first period of accelerated globalization (1882-1938). It compares this for Pacific and Atlantic migration to the US and how this affected migration policies in the Americas.
Centre for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees (CESSMIR): Migration and Social Mobility: Creating Impact through Participation Ghent University
The interdisciplinary Centre for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees (CESSMIR) already recognizes Ghent University as U+2018Centre of ExcellenceU+2019 on the social dimensions of migration and fleeing. Through an increasing focus on participation in its diverse dimensions, this excellence will be further strengthened and the entire university community will be supported in the effective realization of impact on society from ...
Accessibility of substance abuse treatment for persons with a migration background: A qualitative analysis of five treatment centers and problem users with a migration background in Flanders, Belgium Ghent University
We examine social mechanisms and factors linking the cumulative effect of socio-economic disadvantage and substance abuse service disparities for users with a migration background. We study the following hypothesis: "disparities in substance abuse services arise when disadvantages in the health care system interact with those in the community system" (Alegria, 2011: 377) in a cross-case analysis of five treatment facilities.
Effects of intrinsic factors and habitat fragmentation on the migration behaviour of diadromous fish Ghent University
Animal migration is a widespread phenomenon. It evolved to maximize survival and reproductive success by stimulating the movement between critical habitats such as reproductive and feeding grounds. Diadromous fish species show extensive migrations, in which they bridge vast distances between foraging and spawning habitats in freshwater and marine environments. Behavioral traits like migration speed and timing likely evolved to reach critical ...
Consequences and Policy Implications of International Migration Ghent University
Never before have so many people been living outside their country of birth. If migration keeps growing at its current pace, the global migrant stock could grow from 214 to 405 million between 2010-2050. A clear understanding of its causes and effects is crucial to develop sound policies to manage it.
Despite significant process in the recent literature, a number of key issues still need exploring. The project has two main objectives and ...
The influence of European Student Mobility on European Identity and subsequent migration behaviour. University of Antwerp
Migration narratives from past to the future in Europe (MINAR). University of Antwerp
The myth of no return. Return migration, mobility and the transnational lives of Moroccan and Italian labour migrants, 1945- 2015 Ghent University
Every migration stream generates a counter flow of return migration. In the field of migration studies, however, this return draws a lot less attention than the arrival and settlement of immigrants in the societies where most researchers are based. This is the case even in the research dealing with post war labour migration from the Mediterranean to the booming economies of Western Europe, where return was built into the discourse and ...
Researching returneesU+2019 political reintegration in the framework of Objective 21 of the Global Compact for Migration Ghent University
This study will shed light on the political reintegration of returning migrants in The Gambia in the
light of the reintegration assistance which will be provided to returnees pursuant to the
implementation of Objective 21 of the UNU+2019s Global Compact for Migration. In so doing, it will
bridge the theoretical and policy gap relating to the political dimension of return migration.