Developing Dynamic Categorisations of Transit Migration

Collyer, Michael and de Haas, Hein (2012) Developing Dynamic Categorisations of Transit Migration. Population, Space and Place, 18 (4). pp. 407-414. ISSN 1544-8452

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Abstract

his paper considers the ways in which the dynamic nature of transit migration may be captured in categories that provide a basis for developing our understanding of the phenomenon but do not attempt to artificially pin it down. The first section re-examines common ways of categorising migrants and the second turns to existing research and activism around subjects of immigration in North Africa. The final section applies the common categorisations of the first section with the developing research considered in the second to examine the data that is available to enhance our understanding and possibilities of developing categorisations of transit migration. The conclusion sets out ways of advancing the research agenda on transit migration.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Geography
Depositing User: Michael Collyer
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 15:23
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2013 10:59
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/12060
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