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Sending Countries and the Politics of Emigration and Destination
Barbara Schmitter Heisler
The International Migration Review
Vol. 19, No. 3, Special Issue: Civil Rights and the Sociopolitical Participation of Migrants (Autumn, 1985), pp. 469-484
Published by: Center for Migration Studies of New York, Inc.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2545851
Page Count: 16
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This article examines available means and activities of sending (emigration) countries in their efforts to exert control over the "long-term-temporary" emigration process. This type, rather than "short-term-temporary" or "permanent" migration is regarded most beneficial for sending country interests. In the European case, which is unique, the structure of migration has provided sending countries with ongoing channels for promoting their interests. These channels are found in the nature of the recruitment agreements concluded between sending and receiving countries which vary between individual pairs of senders and receivers.
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