Africa on the move : African migration and urbanisation in comparative perspective / edited by Marta Tienda ... [et al.]

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Subjects: Rural-urban migration--Africa
Urbanization--Africa
Rural-urban migration--Asia
Rural-urban migration--Latin America
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2006
LC Classification: H, HB
Physical Description: viii, 375 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Comparative perspectives on migration and urbanisation : introduction / Marta Tienda, Sally Findley, Maia Jachimowicz 1
1. The dimensions of migration in Africa / Hania Zlotnik 15
2. Patterns and processes of international migration in the twenty-first century : lessons for South Africa / Douglas S. Massey 38
3. Comparative urban systems : an overview / Bryan R. Roberts 71
4. Urbanisation in Asia : an overview / Graeme Hugo 115
5. Urbanisation and internal migration patterns in Latin America / Marcela Cerrutti, Rodolfo Bertoncello 140
6. Migration and the urban informal sector in Colombia / Carmen Elisa Florez 160
7. Bridging the gap : internal migration in Asia / Philip Guest 180
8. Highly prevalent circular migration : households, mobility and economic status in rural South Africa / Mark Collinson, Stephen Tollman, Kathleen Kahn, Samuel Clark, Michel Garenne 194
9. Moving on : patterns of labour migration in post-apartheid South Africa / Dorrit Posel 217
10. Forced displacement in Colombia : public policy, gender and initiatives for reconstruction / Donny Meertens 232
11. Migration, urbanisation and child health : an African perspective / Michel Garenne 252
12. Migration, urbanisation and malaria : a comparative analysis of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Machadinho, Ronddnia, Brazil / Marcia Caldas de Castro, Burton H. Singer 280
13. Health consequences of migration : evidence from South Africa's rural north-east (agincourt) / Mark Collinson, Mark Lurie, Kathleen Kahn, Ari Johson, Stephen Tollman 308
African migration in the twenty-first century : conclusion / Eleanor Preston-Whyte, Stephen Tollman, Loren Landau, Sally Findley 329
Additional Authors: Tienda, Marta
Notes: LCCN: 2007332282
ISBN: 1868144321 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9781868144327
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 74312634
ISBN/ISSN: 1868144321
9781868144327