International migration and the downturn: assessing the impacts of the global financial downturn on migration, poverty and human well-being
Wright, K. and Black, Richard 2011. International migration and the downturn: assessing the impacts of the global financial downturn on migration, poverty and human well-being. Journal of International Development. 23 (4), pp. 555-564.
|Authors||Wright, K. and Black, Richard|
This paper provides a conceptual overview of the impacts of the 2008 global financial downturn in the context of international migration and presents some initial evidence from the wider development literature. A human well‐being approach is proposed as a lens for analysing the impacts of the crisis on poverty and migration outcomes. This approach offers greater holism in analysis by considering the interaction between material and psychosocial dimensions. This analysis suggests that existing policy framed within ‘immigration’ discourses is insufficient to manage the complexities of a postcrisis world and argues for greater adoption of developmental approaches in shaping migration policy.
|Journal||Journal of International Development|
|Journal citation||23 (4), pp. 555-564|
|Publisher||Wiley for Development Studies Association|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1002/jid.1792|
|Web address (URL)||https://doi.org/10.1002/jid.1792|
|Online||28 Apr 2011|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||17 Oct 2018|
|Copyright information||© 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.|
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