Climate Change and Human Mobility: Challenges to the Social by Professor Kirsten Hastrup, Professor Karen Fog Olwig

By Professor Kirsten Hastrup, Professor Karen Fog Olwig

'The maximum unmarried effect of weather switch may be on human migration', said the Intergovernmental Panel on weather switch (IPCC) in 1990. considering that then there was significant challenge in regards to the large-scale inhabitants hobbies that may occur as a result of weather switch. This e-book examines rising styles of human mobility when it comes to weather switch, drawing on a multidisciplinary procedure, together with anthropology and geography. It addresses either higher, normal questions and urban neighborhood situations, the place the hyperlink among weather swap and human mobility is take place and calls for awareness - empirically, analytically and conceptually. one of the circumstances explored are either old and modern circumstances of migration in line with weather swap, and jointly they illustrate the need of interpreting new styles of circulate, historical cultural pictures and rules practices within the wake of recent worldwide strategies.

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