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The Economics of Urban Migration in India

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ISBN13:

9780415415392

ISBN10:
041541539X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/11/2015
Publisher(s):
Routledge
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Summary

Presenting new research on rural-urban migration in developing countries, this book combines novel economic theories with empirics, and focuses on the social dimensions of such movement. Centering on the movement from villages to cities in South Asia, and in India in particular, the book argues the case for more nuanced theories and empirical inquiries informed by novel theoretical perspectives, taking into account social structure and pluralistic social relations.

Table of Contents

1. Background, Motivation and Literature Review 2. Social Boundaries in Migration Events: The Role of Kin, Caste and Religion 3. Segmentation and Social Network Multipliers in Rural Urban Migration 4. Networks in the Traditional Economy: Empirics 5. Concluding Remarks


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