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Changing CommunitiesStories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities$
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Marjorie Mayo

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781447329312

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.001.0001

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Explaining migration and displacement

Explaining migration and displacement

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(p.11) Two Explaining migration and displacement
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Changing Communities
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Marjorie Mayo

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.003.0002

This chapter explores different definitions and theoretical approaches to the study of migration and displacement. This includes discussion of official definitions of who counts as a ‘refugee’. Having explored different approaches, including different approaches to understanding women’s migration, the chapter focuses on the notions of diasporas, transnational communities and cultures as these develop over space and time.

Keywords:   Migration, Displacement, Refugees, Diasporas, Transnational communities

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