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

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Migration has moved to the centre stage of development policy after decades of waiting in the wings. For most of the last sixty years, migration has been portrayed in development circles in largely negative terms and identified as one of the problems that development aims to address in Africa. Suddenly in the last five years, the potential positive role of migration in the development process has been recognised – in particular the contribution of migrants through remittances, skills t...

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International Migration Institute
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IMI Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2007-01-01
Paper number:
8
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347428
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pubs:347428
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2021-02-10

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