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Global Change and Human Mobility

Global Change and Human Mobility (Hardback)

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This book demonstrates the benefits of applying a new interdisciplinary approach that combines global change and human mobility. The term "globility" was coined in the year 2000 when the commission with the same name was created by the International Geographical Union with the purpose of theorizing about and asserting the concept of human mobility. First the book offers theoretical reviews of human mobility. Then it proceeds to study patterns of mobility in today's world as it faces new challenges in migration policies (including border controls, management of refugee movements, social initiatives to empower unauthorized immigrants), the integration issue, environmental hazards, and so on. The response to these diverse challenges reveals an increasing fluidity of human mobility and new forms of engagement of people on the move. Readers will obtain a better understanding of current human mobility from a large number of regions and from different thematic perspectives.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPublic administrationPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesMigration, immigration & emigrationScience & MathematicsGeographyHuman geographyEconomic geography Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore Publication Date: 17/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9789811000492  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Josefina Dominguez-MujicaProfessor of Human Geography at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain)Chairperson of the International Geographical Commission on Global Change and Human Mobility

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