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Glossary of migration related terms
Key terms concerning migration matters and multicultural policies as well as important terms of international legal documents.

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Glossary of migration related termsDefinitions of social and political concepts:

Asylum Seeker
Citizenship
Cultural Diversity
Discrimination
Displaced Person / Displacement
Exclusion
Exploitative Migration
Globalisation
Integration
Migrant / Migration
Multiculturalism
Nation-State
Naturalisation
Poverty
Racism
Refoulement
Refugee
Slavery
Smuggling
Social Transformation
Trafficking
Trans-nationalism
Xenophobia

Different terms of international legal instruments (in the context of United Nations):

Acceptance
Accession
Act of Formal Confirmation
Adoption
Agreement
Amendment
Approval
Charter
Covenant
Convention
Declaration
Definitive Signature
Entry into Force
Modus Vivendi
Objection
Protocol
Provisional Application
Ratification
Recommendations
Reservation
Resolution
Treaty







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