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Mobility in context: exploring the impact of environmental stress on mobility decisions in northern Ethiopia

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This thesis examines the relationship between environmental stress and human mobility with a view to understanding the impacts of climate change on human migration. Using a conjuncture of political ecology and migration theory, it firstly explores the literature on 'environmental refugees' identifying a distinction between general agreement on the existence of a relationship between environmental stress and migration, and debate over the appropriateness of the 'environmental refugee' as a ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:a18572b7-1ff1-49b5-8188-07a95e85f4bb
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ora:5709

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