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Migration, Development and Environment: Migration Processes from the Perspective of Environmental Change and Development Approach at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Migration, Development and Environment: Migration Processes from the Perspective of Environmental Change and Development Approach at the Beginning of the 21st Century (Hardback)

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At the beginning of the 21st century, the linkages among migration, development and environment undoubtedly belong to the most pressing issues on the political agenda. A special focus of this book is on two of these relations - on environmentally-induced migration and on the relationship between migration processes and development. The prime aim of the book is to contribute to and extend the current knowledge on these issues. How to define environmentally-induced migration? What are the differences between environmental and economic migrants? Is environmentally-induced migration forced or voluntary and what are the outcomes of selected regional field case-studies? ? How to classify environmental migrants? Where are the regional hot-spots of environmentally-induced migration? How to systematize the knowledge on migration policies? What are the impacts of skilled migration on development? What is the role of the transnationalism paradigm in the international migration research? Is international migration trade-diverting or creating? What is wrong with the effectiveness of development aid providing?

Several prominent scholars and young researchers offer their answers to these challenges in the book.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentSocial impact of environmental issuesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesMigration, immigration & emigrationPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesRefugees & political asylum Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Publication Date: 01/12/2008 ISBN-13: 9781443800389  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Robert Stojanov specializes in relations among migration processes, environmental change and development, and effectiveness of development interventions. He is the author of the monographs Development, Environment and Migration: Analysis of Linkages and Consequences (together primarily with J. Novosak; 2008), Development Assistance in the Light of Practice: Selected Linkages and Aspects (2008) and co-author of Approaching The Other: Four Projects of Western Domination (2008). Robert has conducted field research dealing with climate (environmental) change, and migration and development consequences in China, East Africa, East Europe and South Asia. Jiri Novosak is concerned with migration and development at various geographical levels. He is the author of the monograph Shaping the Development of Developing Countries: Focused on China and India (with R. Stojanov; 2008).

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