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Population distribution and migration : proceedings of the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Population Distribution and Migration, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 18-22 January 1993, convened in preparation for the International Conference on Population and Development, Cairo, 5-13 September 1994
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United Nations Expert Meeting on Population Distribution and Migration (1993 : Santa Cruz, Bolivia)
Publication Information:
New York : United Nations, 1998.
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xii, 400 pages ; 28 cm
General Note:
"ST/ESA/SER.R/133."

"United Nations publication sales no.: E.98XIII.12."
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9789211513240
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Book

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This publication presents numerous papers from experts in the field covering the broad areas of: patterns of population distribution & development; social, environmental & policy aspects; international migration trends & prospects; & social, economic & political aspects of international migration. Population Distribution & Migration also presents papers from such bodies as: the Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific, the Economic & Social Commission for Latin America & the Caribbean, the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements, the Food & Agriculture Organization, the World Health Organization & the International Organization for Migration, among others.


Table of Contents

Terence G. McGee and C. J. GriffithsAnthony ChampionRobert A. ObudhoErnesto M. PerniaAlfredo LattesGraeme J. HugoDavid SatterthwaiteCarlos Antonio De MattosPhilip MuusNasra M. ShahSharon Stanton RussellStephen CastlesLin Lean LimAstri SuhrkeJohn R. Rogge
Prefacep. iii
Explanatory notesp. xi
Population Distribution and Migration: The Emerging Issuesp. 1
Part 1 Report and Recommendations of the Meeting
Chapter I. Report of the Meetingp. 17
Chapter II. Recommendationsp. 35
Annexes
Chapter I. Agendap. 41
Chapter II. List of participantsp. 42
Chapter III. List of documentsp. 44
Part 2 Patterns of Population Distribution and Development
Chapter III. Global Urbanization: Towards the Twenty-First Centuryp. 49
Chapter IV. Population Distribution in Developed Countries: Has Counter-Urbanization Stopped?p. 66
Chapter V. Population Distribution in Africa: Urbanization under Weak Economic Conditionsp. 84
Chapter VI. Population Distribution in Asia: A Region of Contrastsp. 102
Chapter VII. Population Distribution in Latin America: Is there a Trend Towards Population Deconcentration?p. 117
Part 5 Social, Environmental and Policy Aspects of Population Distribution and Internal Migration
Chapter VIII. Migration as a Survival Strategy: The Family Dimension of Migrationp. 139
Chapter IX. Health and Environmental Problems in the Cities of Developing Countriesp. 150
Chapter X. The Moderate Efficiency of Population Distribution Policies in Developing Countriesp. 178
Part 4 International Migration Trends and Prospects
Chapter XI. South-to-North Migrationp. 195
Chapter XII. Migration between Asian Countriesp. 208
Chapter XIII. Migration between Developing Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin Americap. 228
Part 5 Social, Economic and Political Aspects of International Migration
Chapter XIV. The Process of Integration of Migrant Communitiesp. 247
Chapter XV. Growing Economic Interdependence and its Implications for International Migrationp. 266
Chapter XVI. Safeguarding the Institution of Asylump. 283
Chapter XVII. Changing Solutions to Refugee Movementsp. 305
Part 6 Discussion Notes
Chapter XVIII. Migration to the Large Cities of the ESCAP Regionp. 327
Chapter XIX. Population Dynamics in the Large Cities of Latin America and the Caribbeanp. 333
Chapter XX. Migration and Population Distribution in Developing Countries: Problems and Policiesp. 343
Chapter XXI. The Challenge Facing the Future of Human Settlementsp. 350
Chapter XXII. Rural Development, the Environment and Migrationp. 359
Chapter XXIII. Health and Urbanization in Developing Countriesp. 364
Chapter XXIV. A Gender Perspective on Migration and Urbanizationp. 370
Chapter XXV. Migration and Developmentp. 374
Chapter XXVI. International Migration in the ECE Regionp. 379
Chapter XXVII. Arab Labour Migration in Western Asiap. 383
Chapter XXVIII. The Impact of Refugee Flows on Countries of Asylum and the Challenge of Refugee Assistancep. 392
Chapter XXIX. Africa's Refugee Problem: Dimensions, Causes and Consequencesp. 397
Tables
1. Total, urban and rural population and percentage of the population living in urban areas by major region, 1950-1990
2. Components of urban growth in the major world regions for selected periods
3. Estimated components of urban population growth for selected countries in Asia and the Pacific, 1960-1980
4. Annual growth rates of the total, urban and rural populations of major regions, 1950-1990
5. Distribution of GDP and of the labour force according to sector of economic activity for selected countries in the Asia-Pacific region, 1960 and 1990
6. Percentage of the population residing in urban areas, 1950-2010
7. Percentage change in the size of the urban and rural populations, 1970-1990

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