Migration, Globalisation and Human Security (Routledge by David T. Graham, Nana K. Poku

By David T. Graham, Nana K. Poku

Migration, Globalisation and Human Security appears to be like at a number defense and human safeguard concerns on the topic of the displacement of civilian populations and exhibits how the tenuous lifestyles of migrants may end up in a myriad of human safeguard threats. offering significant theoretical analyses of modern migration developments and in depth-case experiences, this booklet indicates redefinition of the concept of human safeguard is now wanted.

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Moreover, although the formation of new diasporas has been attributed to accelerated THE IMPLICATIONS OF GLOBAL DIASPORAS 29 immigration to the industrialised world (Sheffer 1986; Tölölyan 1991), the bulk of population movements continue to be between developing countries (Weiner 1993b). Cohen (1995) contends that much of present international migration is short-term, noting that industrialised countries now offer only limited immigration opportunities, but Sheffer (1993) argues that sooner or later most migrants will settle down in their host countries and become members of an organised diaspora because they are disinclined both to return home or to assimilate fully.

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