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International migration and development in Africa

United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa

International migration and development in Africa

financial crisis, human rights, and regional integration

by United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa

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Published by United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-123).

The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25232021M
LC Control Number2011349724

In migration studies, the nexus between migration and development in the global South has been meticulously debated. However, a unanimous resolution to this debate has not been found, due to the ever-changing nature of international migration. This book . Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development provides an interdisciplinary, agenda-setting survey of the fields of migration and development, bringing together over 60 expert contributors from around the world to chart current and future trends in research on this topic.. The links between migration and development can be traced back to .

More than twenty million migrant workers send $40 billion to their countries of origin each year, making labor second only to oil as the most important commodity traded internationally. The essays contained here deal with this unsettled sociopolitical issue--international labor migration and its relationship to economic development--seeking to determine the effects of recruitment, . Africa is a region of considerable, essentially intra‐continental migration, consisting of regional movement by refugees, undocumented migrants, and seasonal labour migrants. Emigrants to northern countries include skilled workers, students, semi‐skilled and unskilled workers and recently autonomous female migrants. The trends and patterns of international migration in and from Africa .

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