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Zimbabwe's Exodus : Crisis, Migration, Survival.

Author: Jonathan Crush; Daniel S Tevera
Publisher: Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, 2010.
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A rounded and compelling picture of the great exodus and, behind the turmoil of exile and return, we can glimpse the extraordinary people behind the statistics. Robin Cohen, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford The ongoing crisis in Zimbabwe has led to an unprecedented exodus of over a million people, from all strata of Zimbabwean society, all desperate to survive. The Zimbabwean diaspora is now  Read more...
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Crush, Jonathan.
Zimbabwe's Exodus : Crisis, Migration, Survival.
Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Crush; Daniel S Tevera
ISBN: 9781552504994 1552504999 1282806424 9781282806429
OCLC Number: 670412764
Description: 1 online resource (431 pages)
Contents: Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; Chapter One: Exiting Zimbabwe; Chapter Two: A History of Zimbabwean Migration to 1990; Chapter Three: Internal Migration in Zimbabwe: The Impact of Livelihood Destruction in Rural and Urban Areas; Chapter Four Discontent and Departure: Attitudes of Skilled Zimbabweans Towards Emigration; Chapter Five: Nursing the Health System: The Migration of Health Professionals from Zimbabwe; Chapter Six:Transnational Lives: The Experience of Zimbabweans in Britain. Chapter Seven: Between Obligation, Profit and Shame: Zimbabwean Migrants and the UK Care IndustryChapter Eight: Regendering the Zimbabwean Diaspora in Britain; Chapter Nine: Zimbabwe in Johannesburg; Chapter Ten: Zimbabweans on the Farms of Northern South Africa; Chapter Eleven: The voices of Migrant Zimbabwean Women in South Africa; Chapter Twelve: Smuggling on the ZimbabweMozambique Border; Chapter Thirteen: Migrant Remittances and Household Survival in Zimbabwe; Chapter Fourteen: Remittances, Inform.

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A rounded and compelling picture of the great exodus and, behind the turmoil of exile and return, we can glimpse the extraordinary people behind the statistics. Robin Cohen, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford The ongoing crisis in Zimbabwe has led to an unprecedented exodus of over a million people, from all strata of Zimbabwean society, all desperate to survive. The Zimbabwean diaspora is now truly global. Yet rather than turning their backs on Zimbabwe, most maintain very close links with the country, returning often and remitting billions of dollars each year. Zimbabwe'

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