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Global migration and development

Author: A L van Naerssen; Ernst Spaan; E B Zoomers
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge studies in development and society, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To what extent and under what conditions does international migration contribute to local and national development? This volume addresses this question.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A L van Naerssen; Ernst Spaan; E B Zoomers
ISBN: 9780415962476 0415962471
OCLC Number: 147984259
Description: xviii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Globalization, Migration, and Development / Ton Van Naerssen, Ernst Spaan and Annelies Zoomers --
2. Complex Role of Migration in Shifting Rural Livelihoods: A Moroccan Case Study / Hein De Haas --
3. International Migration in Indonesia and its Impacts on Regional Development / Graeme Hugo --
4. Migrant Remittances and Development in Bolivia and Mexico: A Comparative Study / Virginie Baby-Collin, Genevieve Cortes and Laurent Faret --
5. The Role of Remittances in the Transnational Livelihood Strategies of Somalis / Cindy Horst --
6. Migration, Collective Remittances, and Development: Mexican Migrant Associations in the United States / Gaspar Rivera-Salgado and Luis Escala Rabadan --
7. Global Workers, Local Philanthropists: Filipinos in Italy and the Tug of Home / Fabio Baggio and Maruja M.B. Asis --
8. Migrant Involvement in Community Development: The Case of the Rural Ashanti Region-Ghana / Mirjam Kabki, Valentina Mazzucato and Ton Dietz --
9. We Are Bridging Cultures and Countries: Migrant Organizations and Development Cooperation in the Netherlands / Ton Van Naerssen --
10. The Diaspora Option as a Tool Toward Development? The Highly Qualified Ghanaian Diaspora in Berlin and Hamburg / Katharina Goethe and Felicitas Hillmann --
11. The Development Potential of Caribbean Young Return Migrants: Making a Difference Back Home / Robert B. Potter and Dennis Conway --
12. (Post) Colonial Transnational Actors and Homeland Political Development: The Case of Surinam / Liza M. Nell --
13. Ambivalent Developments of Female Migration: Cases from Senegal and Lebanon / Fenneke Reysoo --
14. Migration and Development: Migrant Women in South Korea / Hye-Kyung Lee --
15. Homeward-Bound Investors: The Role of Overseas Chinese in China's Economic Development / Maggi W.H. Leung --
16. Conceptualising Indian Emigration --
The Development Story / Parvati Raghuram.
Series Title: Routledge studies in development and society, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Ton van Naerssen, Ernst Spaan and Annelies Zoomers.
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'The subject of migration and development has risen up the global political agenda with the growth of migrant remittances. This fascinating collection of papers shows that we need to go far beyond Read more...

 
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