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Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration


About the Series

This series is dedicated to the growing and important area of mobilities and migration within Development Studies. It promotes innovative and interdisciplinary research targeted at a global readership.

The series welcomes submissions from established and junior authors on cutting-edge and high-level research on key topics that feature in global news and public debate.

These include the Arab spring; famine in the Horn of Africa; riots; environmental migration; development-induced displacement and resettlement; livelihood transformations; people-trafficking; health and infectious diseases; employment; South-South migration; population growth; children’s wellbeing; marriage and family; food security; the global financial crisis; drugs wars; and other contemporary crisis.

To submit proposals, please contact the Editor, Helena Hurd (Helena.Hurd@tandf.co.uk).

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Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas: An Ethnographic Village Study

Migration, Development and Social Change in the Himalayas: An Ethnographic Village Study

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Madleina Daehnhardt
August 22, 2019

This book teases out the reasons for, and the socioeconomic impacts of, different types of migration on contemporary rural households and individuals. The author creatively depicts the dynamic microcosm of one village in the North Indian Kumaun Himalayas, near the border with Chinese Tibet, giving...

Country Frameworks for Development Displacement and Resettlement: Reducing Risk, Building Resilience

Country Frameworks for Development Displacement and Resettlement: Reducing Risk, Building Resilience

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Susanna Price, Jane Singer
April 15, 2019

The problem of escalating population displacement demands global attention and country co-ordination. This book investigates the particular issue of development-induced displacement, whereby land is seized or restricted by the state for the purposes of development projects. Those displaced by these...

A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

1st Edition

Jane Freedman, Zeynep Kivilcim, Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu
January 10, 2019

The refugee crisis that began in 2015 has seen thousands of refugees attempting to reach Europe, principally from Syria. The dangers and difficulties of this journey have been highlighted in the media, as have the political disagreements within Europe over the way to deal with the problem. However,...

Return Migration and Nation Building in Africa: Reframing the Somali Diaspora

Return Migration and Nation Building in Africa: Reframing the Somali Diaspora

1st Edition

Adele Galipo
November 08, 2018

Return migration has received growing levels of attention in both academic and policy circles in recent years, as the African diaspora's role in contributing to the development of their country of origin has become apparent. However, little is known about the lived experiences of those who come...

Transnational Mobility and Global Health: Traversing Borders and Boundaries

Transnational Mobility and Global Health: Traversing Borders and Boundaries

1st Edition

Peter H. Koehn
September 10, 2018

Transnational Mobility and Global Health spotlights the powerful and dynamic intersections of human movement, inequality, and health. The book explores the interacting political, economic, social, cultural, and climatic drivers of health and migration, proposing innovative ways to enhance global...

Undocumented Migrants in the United States: Life Narratives and Self-representations

Undocumented Migrants in the United States: Life Narratives and Self-representations

1st Edition

Ina Batzke
July 26, 2018

Whilst many undocumented migrants in the United States continue to exist in the shadows, since the turn of the millennium an increasing number have emerged within public debate, casting themselves against the dominant discursive trope of the "illegal alien," and entering the struggle over political...

Organizational Perspectives on Environmental Migration

Organizational Perspectives on Environmental Migration

1st Edition

Kerstin Rosenow-Williams, François Gemenne
April 13, 2018

Over the past decade, international organizations (IOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have increasingly focused their efforts on the plight of environmental migrants in both industrialized and developing countries. However, to date very few studies have analysed the influence and...

South–South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development: Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East

South–South Educational Migration, Humanitarianism and Development: Views from the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East

1st Edition

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh
November 14, 2017

This ground-breaking book is one of the first to analyse the important phenomenon of South-South educational migration for refugees. It focuses particularly on South-South scholarship programmes in Cuba and Libya, which have granted free education to children, adolescents and young adults from two...

Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia: A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change

Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia: A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change

1st Edition

Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich
November 02, 2017

This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of...

South-South Migration: Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks

South-South Migration: Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks

1st Edition

Patricia Short, Moazzem Hossain, M. Adil Khan
April 06, 2017

South-South migration contributes significantly to the development of the emerging economies, the migration of receiving countries and, at the same time, generates a major share of remittance income flowing into the sending countries. By capturing field experience and observations from a...

Intimate Economies of Development: Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia

Intimate Economies of Development: Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia

1st Edition

Chris Lyttleton
January 27, 2017

Aspirations, desires, opportunism and exploitation are seldom considered as fundamental elements of donor-driven development as it impacts on the lives of people in poor countries. Yet, alongside structural interventions, emotional or affective engagements are central to processes of social change...

Crisis and Migration: Critical Perspectives

Crisis and Migration: Critical Perspectives

1st Edition

Anna Lindley
December 21, 2015

Crisis and migration have a long association, in popular and policy discourse as well as in social scientific analysis. Despite the emergence of more nuanced and even celebratory accounts of mobility in recent years, there remains a persistent emphasis on migration being either a symptom or a cause...

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