Migration Governance and Policy in the Global South: Introduction and Overview

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Building knowledge about migration governance and policy in the Global South is a priority for research and policy. The studies in this special section offer both new empirical insights and new frameworks for analysis, with key policy implications, that can enrich our discussion of these topics. They focus on issues that relate to national and sub‐national level governance and policy, speaking both to the impact of diverse governance structures and policies on the well‐being of migrants and host communities, and of the policy‐making process itself and the factors influencing that process. In so doing, they point toward promising directions for future work on these topics and underscore the value of multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and cross‐regional analysis. This essay provides an introduction to the studies included in this collection, framing their contributions in the context of research in development and ongoing global discussions on migration policy.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftInternational Migration
Vol/bind57
Udgave nummer4
Sider (fra-til)247-253
ISSN0020-7985
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 25 jul. 2019

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