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Migration and development: a theoretical perspective

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This paper aims to put the debate on migration and development in a broader historical perspective of migration theory in particular and social theory in general. The scholarly debate on migration and development has tended to swing back and forth like a pendulum, from developmentalist optimism in the 1950s and 1960s, to structuralist and neo-Marxist pessimism and scepticism over the 1970s and 1980s, to more nuanced views influenced by the new economics of labour migration, “livelihood...

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International Migration Institute Publisher's website
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IMI Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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9
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330060
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2021-02-10

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