Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Uprooted: The growing crisis for refugee and migrant children

UNICEF report – Around the world, nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. This report presents – for the first time – comprehensive, global data about … Continue reading

Thursday, 8 September 2016 · Leave a comment

Urban Migration and social exclusion

Much of India’s future urbanization will be the result of migration from rural areas and small cities and towns. These urban migrants are often invisible, voiceless and powerless. This working … Continue reading

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 · Leave a comment

Migration as Adaptation?

A comparative analysis of policy frameworks on theenvironment and development – this paper aims to discuss possible adaptation policies, and current climate change and development policy structures on human mobility. … Continue reading

Sunday, 28 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Will climate change spark an Asian migrant crisis?

Involving the private sector in building resilience and promoting safe migration is also necessary.They can invest in basic infrastructure such as roads and hospitals to improve rural living conditions and … Continue reading

Friday, 16 October 2015 · Leave a comment

Disrupting migration stories: reading life histories through the lens of mobility and fixity

It has been argued that the ‘mobility turn’ is overcelebratory regarding human movement across space. Yet, critical studies of mobilities have emerged that refute this, demonstrating how various forms and … Continue reading

Thursday, 6 August 2015 · Leave a comment

Why international law is failing refugees

The extent to which migration and relocation can function as positive forms of adaptation, rather than signs of vulnerability, will depend in part on the laws and policies put in … Continue reading

Saturday, 18 July 2015 · 1 Comment

Migration comes of age

This is the age of migration…migration, as it exists right now, is the mega-trend of our times, and is ineffably changing the world as we know and experience it. It may … Continue reading

Monday, 6 July 2015 · Leave a comment

Social security facing increased mobility of the global workforce

Worldwide, there are over a billion internal and international migrants. One driving factor for migration is often the search for better conditions of work and employment, which for many is … Continue reading

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 · Leave a comment

Why Don’t Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

How does migration affect development? Maybe the most obvious way is the money that migrants send home to poor countries: remittances. But for years, development researchers have faced a puzzle. … Continue reading

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 · Leave a comment