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Push-pull plus: reconsidering the drivers of migration

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Drivers can be understood as forces leading to the inception of migration and the perpetuation of movement. This article considers key drivers of migration and explores different ways that they may be configured. We modify existing explanations of migration to generate a framework which we call push-pull plus. To understand migration flows better, analysts could usefully distinguish between predisposing, proximate, precipitating and mediating drivers. Combinations of such drivers shape the c...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/1369183X.2017.1384135

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Anthropology, SAME, Centre on Migration Policy and Society
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Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
6
Pages:
927-944
Publication date:
2017-10-18
Acceptance date:
2017-09-23
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EISSN:
1469-9451
ISSN:
1369-183X
Pubs id:
pubs:730788
URN:
uri:36957d87-22cf-414a-90c6-3a625d2d55b6
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uuid:36957d87-22cf-414a-90c6-3a625d2d55b6
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pubs:730788

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