Migration, Globalisation and Human Security (Routledge by David T. Graham, Nana K. Poku
By David T. Graham, Nana K. Poku
Migration, Globalisation and Human safety appears at more than a few safety and human protection matters concerning the displacement of civilian populations and exhibits how the tenuous life of migrants may end up in a myriad of human defense threats. delivering significant theoretical analyses of modern migration tendencies and in depth-case reviews, this ebook exhibits redefinition of the concept of human safety is now wanted.
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This broadening of the conception of diaspora to admit those arising from voluntary as well as enforced migration demonstrates that these communities are composed of like members. In fact diasporas often result from different migrations so that members seldom exhibit homogeneous attitudes to the homeland or its government (Shain 1993). Consequently, diasporas encompass a range of members from political exiles and highly mobilised activists to those almost assimilated into the host culture, a composition which is subject to transformation by new migrations and changes in the perceptions of its members.
But the underlying causes often include the deterioration of the natural resource base and its capacity to support the population’; similarly, ‘environmental stress is both a cause and an effect of political tension and military conflict’ (Commission on Environment and Development 1997:290–1). Such a global perspective expands our notion of ethical responsibility beyond state borders by recognising that in an increasingly globalised and interdependent world there is a concomitant increase in the likelihood of propagating transnational harm to remote others (Linklater 1998).
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