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Title Disentangling migration and climate change : methodologies, political discourses and human rights / Thomas Faist, Jeanette Schade, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Contents Introduction. The Climate-Migration Nexus: A Reorientation / Thomas Faist, Jeanette Schade -- Methodologies and Methods. Migration and Climate Change: Toward an Integrated Assessment of Sensitivity / Richard Black, Dominic Kniveton, Kerstin Schmidt-Verkerk -- How Demographic Change and Migration Influence Community-Level Adaptation to Climate Change: Examples from Rural Eastern Ontario and Nunavut, Canada / Robert McLeman, James Ford -- A Methodology for Assessing Patterns of Labour Migration in Mountain Communities Exposed to Water Hazards / Soumyadeep Banerjee, Jean-Yves Gerlitz, Dominic Kniveton -- Which Household Characteristics Help Mitigate the Effects of Extreme Weather Events? Evidence from the 1998 Floods in Bangladesh / Tanvir Ahmed Uddin -- Areas of Concern: Politics and Human Rights. Defining Environmental Migration in the Climate Change Era: Problem, Consequence or Solution? / Chloé Anne Vlassopoulos -- Challenges and Pitfalls of Resettlement: Pacific Experiences / Volker Böge -- Climate Change and Planned Relocation: Risks and a Proposal for Safeguards / Jeanette Schade -- Disasters, Displacement and Protection: Challenges, Shortcomings and Ways Forward / Megan Bradley, Roberta Cohen -- Conclusion. Entitlements, Capabilities and Human Rights / Jeanette Schade
Summary This book addresses environmental and climate change induced migration from the vantage point of migration studies, offering a broad spectrum of approaches for considering the environment/climate/migration nexus. Research on the subject is still frequently narrowed down to climate change vulnerability and the environmental push factor. The book establishes the interconnections between societal and environmental vulnerability, and migration and capability, allowing appreciation of migration in the frame of climate as a case of spatial and social mobility, that is, as a strategy of persons and g
Analysis Environmental sciences
Climatic changes
Human Geography
Climate Change Management and Policy
Human Rights
Notes Includes index
Subject Climatic changes -- Political aspects.
Environmental refugees.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on.
Form Electronic book
Author Faist, Thomas, 1959-
Schade, Jeanette.
ISBN 9400762089 (electronic bk.)
9789400762084 (electronic bk.)