Erschienen: 29.12.2015 Abbildung von McLeman / Schade / Faist | Environmental Migration and Social Inequality | 1st ed. 2016 | 2015 | 61

McLeman / Schade / Faist

Environmental Migration and Social Inequality

1st ed. 2016 2015. Buch. xiv, 237 S. 12 s/w-Abbildungen, 7 Farbabbildungen, Bibliographien. Hardcover

Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-25794-5

Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm

Gewicht: 557 g

In englischer Sprache

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: Advances in Global Change Research; 61

Produktbeschreibung

This book presents contributions from leading international scholars on how environmental migration is both a cause and an outcome of social and economic inequality. It describes recent theoretical, methodological, empirical, and legal developments in the dynamic field of environmental migration research, and includes original research on environmental migration in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, China, Ghana, Haiti, Mexico, and Turkey. The authors consider the implications of sea level rise for small island states and discuss translocality, gender relations, social remittances, and other concepts important for understanding how vulnerability to environmental change leads to mobility, migration, and the creation of immobile, trapped populations. Reflecting leading-edge developments, this book appeals to advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and policymakers.

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