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Revisiting Voluntary Internal Migration

Author : Priya Deshingkar, Sven Grimm | 2016 |
Published By: Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

In this overview paper, basic questions related to voluntary internal migration are revisited with a view to adding some of the substantial new field evidence that has emerged in recent years and setting out the policy implications of these findings. paper addresses internal voluntary migration for paid work. It includes both permanent and temporary migration as well as rural-rural, rural-urban, urban-rural and urban-urban migration. The paper has paid special attention to a number of village studies that have used multidisciplinary approaches as these are better at capturing temporary movements that seem to characterize much of the migration of today.

URL : 20141015015816.pdf

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