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Dis/placing migration theories

Raghuram, Parvati (2006). Dis/placing migration theories. In: Ferro, Katarina and Wallner, Margot eds. Migration happens: Reasons, effects and opportunities of migration in the South Pacific. Münster: LIT-Verlag.

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Abstract

In this chapter I explore some aspects of contemporary migration theory. I address these theories primarily through the different scales at which they operate through the global, to the strategies of the meso-scale and the insights of the micro-scale. I argue that the latter are most well developed in theories that reflect on the experiences of longer settled migrants. The paper concludes by outlining some lacunae in current theorisations and what future theorisations should ideally address.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 3-8258-6998-9, 978-3-8258-6998-4
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Geography
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 17437
Depositing User: Users 4807 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2009 15:05
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:33
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/17437
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