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AuthorCitroen, H. A. author
TitleEuropean Emigration Overseas Past and Future [electronic resource] / by H. A. Citroen
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 1951
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Descript XI, 48 p. online resource


The publications of the Research Group for European miยญ gration problems represent studies by independent writers. These studies do not form an integrated whole, but are interยญ related by their subject, namely, European and international migration. The topic is, therefore, approached in various ways, like a discussion in which experts from different spheres of activity expose their views on population in Europe. The writers not necessarily always agree in their opinions. The series must do surely be all the more valuable beãuse of this, since the solution of the problem of over-population in Europe is of such great importance as to deserve a wide, multilateral approach. The author of the present publication, Mr. H. A. Citroen, is an official of the International Refugee Organization (I. R. O. ). It is not surprising that his approach should differ from that of Dr Hilde Wander, the author of the first publication of the series 1). Dr Wander has stressed the present demographic trends in the more important Western European countries, and the possibility of the absorption of an ever increasing number of workers into the economy of Europe itself. She is mainly thinking in terms of the integration of Europe. Mr. Citroen's idea, on the other hand, is that of "one world


I. The Effects of Overseas Emigration Upon Overpopulation in Europe -- II. The Organization of Overseas Migration Prior to the Second World War -- III. European Emigration in the Inter-War Period -- IV. The Second World War and Its Aftermath -- V. The Activities of the I.R.O. in the Field of International Migration -- VI. The Lesson of the Past -- VII. The Future of Large-Scale Migration -- VIII. The Financing of Large-Scale Migration -- IX. Conclusions

Social sciences Emigration and immigration Demography Human geography Social Sciences Migration Human Geography Demography


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