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Migration Studies (Yale-NUS College): Books

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Subject Headings

Subject Headings are assigned to books and other materials in LINC to help categorize them across disciplines.  One item can have several subject headings.  Sometimes starting with the subject heading is a good way to learn about resources on your topic.  Here is a small selection of migration-focused headings to get you started:

Children of migrant laborers -- China

Emigrant remittances

Emigration and Immigration

Emigration and immigration Asia

Emigration and immigration China

Emigration and immigration Developing countries

Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects

Forced migration

Human beings -- Migrations

Labor mobility

Migrant labor

Political refugees

Transnationalism -- Social aspects

Call numbers

Books in the Library are also classified by call number.  Each call number represents a certain subject area.  It is likely that if you find one good book on your topic, there will be others nearby on the shelf about that same topic.  Browse the shelves!!!

JV 6001-9480  Emigration and immigration. International migration

HV 4005-4013 Immigrants

Background Information -- Getting Started