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Contents

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pp. iv-v

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pp. vi-vii

Contributors

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pp. viii-viii

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1. Surviving on the Move

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pp. 1-24

Since 2000, the so-called ‘migration–development nexus’ has become a central item on the global development agenda (Gundel, 2002; Nyberg-Sørensen et al., 2002; Van Hear & Nyberg Sørensen, . . .

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2. Restless Minds: South African Students and the Brain Drain

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pp. 25-49

As they near graduation, highly educated young adults begin to make important decisions about employment, career, marriage and family. In the early 21st century, increasing numbers of students . . .

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3. Medical Migration from Zimbabwe: Magnitude, Causes and Impact on the Poor

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pp. 50-65

The World Bank (2000) cites the migration of skilled professionals from developing to industrialised countries (the so-called ‘brain drain’) as one of the major forces shaping the landscape of the . . .

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4. Discrimination and Development?: Immigration, Urbanisation, and Sustainable Livelihoods in Johannesburg

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pp. 66-82

Many South African local governments feel they are facing a crisis of human mobility. Although they are formally empowered to create inclusive, secure and prosperous cities, urbanisation and . . .

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5. Lodging as a Migrant Economic Strategy in Urban Zimbabwe

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pp. 83-97

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest urbanisation rates in the world, with major acceleration occurring during the last two decades. In 1982, the overall urban population was a mere 21,8 per cent, but . . .

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6. Migration and the Changing Social Economy of Windhoek, Namibia

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pp. 98-116

The population of Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek, has been growing at an annual rate of 5.4 per cent in recent years, the largest annual growth rate in its history. The 2001 population of Windhoek . . .

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7. Migrants, Urban Poverty and the Changing Nature of Urban-Rural Linkages in Kenya

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pp. 117-131

One response to increased urban poverty in Africa involves the strengthening and adaptation of the urban–rural linkages that have always been such an important part of urbanisation processes on the . . .

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8. Remittances and Development: The Impact of Migration to South Africa on Rural Livelihoods in Southern Zimbabwe

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pp. 132-145

The volume of remittances to developing countries has grown significantly in recent years: the total value flowing through official channels worldwide more than doubled between 1998 and 1999 . . .

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9. Migration and Development in Mozambique: Poverty, Inequality and Survival

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pp. 146-163

Southern Mozambique has been a significant labour exporting area for more than 150 years (Harries, 1995; Katzenellenbogen, 1982; Jeeves, 1985). However, apart from migration occurring . . .

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10. Poverty, Gender and Migrancy: Lesotho's Migrant Farmworkers in South Africa

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pp. 164-182

Previous studies have highlighted the history and persistence of poor working conditions on many South African farms (Marcus, 1989; Jeeves & Crush, 1997; O’Conchuir, 1997; Crush et al., 2000; . . .

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11. Anxious Communities: The Decline of Mine Migration in the Eastern Cape

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pp. 183-196

One of the major unaddressed questions in the migration and development literature is what happens to development when migration goes into decline. The South African mining industry provides an . . .

12. Restless Worlds of Work, Health and Migration: Domestic Workers in Johannesburg

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pp. 197-214

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13. Risk of Amplification: HIV in Migrant Communities

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pp. 215-234

Migration is a fundamental part of the architecture of modern day South Africa, shaping many social and cultural practices. Unfortunately, the history and geography of migration in South Africa have . . .

Index

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pp. 235-242

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