skip to main content
Show Results with:

Africa on the move : migration, translocal livelihoods and rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa / Malte Steinbrink, Hannah Niedenführ.

Malte Steinbrink, author.

Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2020].

Online access

  • Title:
    Africa on the move : migration, translocal livelihoods and rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa / Malte Steinbrink, Hannah Niedenführ.
  • Author: Malte Steinbrink, author.
  • Contributor: Hannah Niedenführ author.;
    Shelby Long translator.
  • Subjects: Migration, Internal -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan; Economic development -- Africa, Sub-Saharan; Rural development -- Africa, Sub-Saharan; Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects; Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Rural conditions; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 304.8/6
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2020].
  • Language: English
  • Uniform Title: Afrika in Bewegung. English
  • Description: Contents: 1 Introduction | 13 2 Time for a Rethink | 19 2.1 Research on Migration and Development: "Caught in Two Traps" | 19 2.1.1 The Ideological Trap | 21 2.1.2 The Territorial Trap | 25 2.1.3 Impulses from International Migration and Development Research | 26 2.2 The Limits of Rural-Urban Thinking | 31 2.2.1 Rural-Urban Thinking in Development Theory: Dualistic Spatialization | 32 2.2.2 Rural-Urban Thinking in Development Politics: Dualistic Persistences | 36 2.3 Translocal Perspectives | 39 3 Translocal Livelihoods – New Perspectives on Livelihood Research | 45 3.1 Translocalizing the Livelihood Perspective | 46 3.2 Methodological Implications: Concepts of Translocal Communities,
    Contents: Translocal Households and Translocal Livelihoods | 49   4 Vulnerability and Translocality: Why Livelihoods become Translocal | 57 4.1 Translocal Structuration: Translocality as Outcome and Condition of Livelihood Agency | 57 4.2 The Translocalization of Livelihoods in the Context of Social Vulnerability | 60 4.2.1 Economic Diversification, Vulnerability and Translocality | 66 4.2.2 Migration, Vulnerability and Translocality | 72 4.2.3 Social Networks, Vulnerability and Translocality | 78 5 Translocal Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa | 87 5.1 Urbanization Processes in Africa: "Urbanization without Growth but with Translocalization" | 87 5.2 The Prevalence of Translocal Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa – an Attempt at Quantitative Estimation | 93 5.3 Translocal Patterns | 99 5.3.1 Spatial Patterns | 99 5.3.2 Temporal Patterns | 105 5.3.3 A Shift in Migration Forms in Translocalization Processes: "From Expansionists to Transmigrants" | 110 5.3.4 Who Stays, Who Goes,
    Contents: Who Returns? | 115 5.3.5 Translocal Communication Patterns | 132 6 Influence of Translocal Livelihoods on Aspects of Rural Structural Transformation | 137 6.1 Economic Dimensions of Translocal Livelihoods | 137 6.1.1 Remittances | 138 6.1.2 Work Force and Workload | 164 6.1.3 Innovation and Knowledge | 168 6.2 Ecological Dimensions of Translocal Livelihoods | 172   6.3 Social Dimensions of Translocal Livelihoods | 181 6.3.1 Education | 182 6.3.2 Gender | 189 6.3.3. Health | 206 7 Conclusion | 227 7.1 Translocal Livelihoods and the Persistence of Structural Inequality | 230 7.2 The Translocality of Livelihoods as a Temporally Stable Phenomenon | 234 7.3 Plea for a Translocal Awareness in Development Planning | 236 References | 241.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9783030228415 (electronic bk.); ISBN 303022841X (electronic bk.); ISBN (print)
    10.1007/978-3-030-22841-5 doi; BNB GBB9I7330; System number: 019605745
  • Notes: Collection subset: Social Welfare
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 236 pages) : illustrations (some color).
  • Series: Springer geography,
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.468878
  • UIN: BLL01019605745

Searching Remote Databases, Please Wait