By Rudolf Anich, Jonathan Crush, Susanne Melde, John O. Oucho

This ebook deals leading edge insights on South–South human mobility. It encompasses a number of papers that spotlight frequently neglected mobility styles between and inside of areas within the worldwide South in addition to handle serious realities confronted via South-South migrants.

This book completely investigates key problems with the migration debate, spanning from the terminological and contextual that means of migration and improvement. It additionally severely examines many of the key positive aspects that human mobility within the worldwide South is characterised by means of, together with the superiority of intra-regional and hard work mobility, the function of diasporas groups in constructing international locations, South-South remittances styles, the effect of environmental components at the determination emigrate and the emerging variety of baby migrants.

By conscientiously relocating the lens from the usually tested South–North and North–North events to human mobility in the Southern areas of the realm, this e-book questions the normal belief of the migration paradigm. It deals wisdom and insights that might aid to extend the talk in addition to stimulate additional learn in this vital subject and, with a bit of luck, advertise destiny actions geared toward the security of migrants and their households dwelling within the South. for that reason, it's an amazing source for migration students, policy-makers and improvement practitioners.

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Migration Between Africa and India The presence of Indian immigrants in Africa is not a new phenomenon either. Africa is actually one of their first destinations (Dennery 1928). They started to arrive as early as 1834, in particular in Mauritius and in Natal, South Africa. These first waves of Indian migration included migrant workers contracted to work in the sug- 34 B. M. Lututala arcane fields which had been deserted by black slaves after slavery was abolished in the British colonies in 1834 (Singaravelou 2003).

2 Intra- and Extraregional Migration in the South: The Case of Africa 37 The third element is Lebanese migrants’ extraordinary capacity to adapt to their new host environment, adaptation based mainly on economic activities. Amir Abdulkarim (1994), for example, refers to their capacity to form business relations or friendship with host populations10 and their ability to speak and their habit of speaking the language or languages of their host environment. The result of this particularly successful social and economic integration explains the fact that in certain countries, such as Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and Sierra Leone, the national economy and the trade in goods and services are controlled by Lebanese migrants who, as a consequence, are, from time to time, the subject of accusations and even jealousy of the locals.

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