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Keeping them in their place: The ambivalent relationship between development and migration in Africa

Abstract:

While there has been an explosion of academic and practitioner interest in the relationship between migration and development in the past decade, this article poses the neglected question of what is meant by development in this literature. It focuses on the ideas of development underpinning development interventions across Africa and shows how they have sedentary roots which are focused on the control of mobility and tend to cast migration as a symptom of development failure. This can be seen...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/01436590802386492

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Third World Quarterly Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
7
Pages:
1341-1358
Publication date:
2008-02-05
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EISSN:
1360-2241
ISSN:
0143-6597
URN:
uuid:524f9203-5d3f-44a8-979c-b3573fc982da
Source identifiers:
616
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daisy:616

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