The Human Cost of African Migrations

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The Human Cost of African Migrations

By Toyin Falola

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In an era of globalization, population growth, and displacements, migration is now a fact of life in a constantly shifting economic and political world order. This book contributes to the discourse on the beneficiaries, benefactors, and the casualties of African displacement. While the few existing studies have emphasized economic motivation as the primary factor triggering African migration, this volume treats a range of issues: economic, socio-political, pedagogical,  developmental, and cultural. Organized with a multidisciplinary thrust in mind, this book argues that any discussion of African migration, whether internal or external, must be conceived as only one aspect of a more complex, organic, and global patterning of "flux and reflux" necessitated by constantly shifting dynamics of world socio-economic, cultural, and political order.

Subject: Social Sciences -> Social Sciences -> Emigration & Immigration

The Human Cost of African Migrations
1st edition
Publisher: Taylor & Francis 11/13/07
Imprint: Routledge
Language: English
Length: 422 pages

ISBN 10: 1135904413
ISBN 13: 9781135904418
Print ISBN: 9780203927328

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