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Zimbabwe's exodus [electronic resource] : crisis, migration, survival / edited by Jonathan Crush and Daniel Tevera.

Contributor(s): Crush, J. S | Tevera, Daniel S | Southern African Migration Project | International Development Research Centre (Canada).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cape Town : Ottawa : Southern African Migration Project ; International Development Research Centre, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 416 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781552504994 (electronic bk.); 1552504999 (electronic bk.); 9781920118976 (e-book); 1920118977 (e-book).Subject(s): Zimbabwe -- Emigration and immigration | African diaspora -- Economic aspects | Emigrant remittances -- Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe -- Economic conditions | Zimbabwe -- �Emigration et immigration | Envois de fonds des �emigrants -- Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe -- Conditions �economiques | Africains �a l'�etranger -- Aspect �economique | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & ImmigrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Zimbabwe's exodus.DDC classification: 325.26891 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Exiting Zimbabwe / Jonathan Crush and Daniel Tevera -- A history of Zimbabwean migration to 1990 / Alois S. Mlambo -- Internal migration in Zimbabwe : the impact of livelihood destruction in rural and urban areas / Deborah Potts -- Discontent and departure : attitudes of skilled Zimbabweans towards emigration / Daniel Tevera and Jonathan Crush -- Nursing the health system : the migration of health professionals from Zimbabwe / Abel Chikanda -- Transnational lives : the experience of Zimbabweans in Britain / Alice Blach -- Between obligation, profit and shame : Zimbabwean migrants and the UK Care Industry / JoAnn McGregor -- Regendering the Zimbabwean diaspora in Britain / Dominic Pasura -- Zimbabwe in Johannesburg / Daniel Makina -- Zimbabweans on the farms of northern South Africa / Blair Rutherford -- The voices of migrant Zimbabwean women in South Africa / Kate Lefko-Everett -- Smuggling on the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border / Nedson Pophiwa -- Migrant remittances and household survival in Zimbabwe / Daniel Tevera, Jonathan Crush and Abel Chikanda -- Remittances, informalisation and dispossession in urban Zimbabwe / Sarah Bracking and Lloyd Sachikonye -- Transnationalism and undocumented migration between rural Zibabwe and South Africa / France Maphosa -- Metaphors of Migration : South African responses to Zimbabwean migration / Tara Polzer.
Summary: "The title of this book captures the epic, even biblical, quality of migration from Zimbabwe. The editors of this collection have assembled an excellent team of researchers writing on the principal aspects and destinations of Zimbabwean emigrants. We are provided with a rounded and compelling picture of the great exodus and behind the turmoil of exile and return we can glimpse the extraordinary people behind the statistics."--Robin Cohen, Professor of Development Studies and Director, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford.Summary: The ongoing crisis in Zimbabwe has led to an unprecedented exodus of over a million desperate people from all strata of Zimbabwean society. The Zimbabwean diaspora is now truly global in extent. Yet rather than turning their backs on Zimbabwe, most maintain very close links with the country, returning often and remitting billions of dollars each year.Summary: Zimbabwe's Exodus: Crisis, Migration, Survival is written by leading migration scholars, many from the Zimbabwean diaspora. The book explores the relationship between Zimbabwe's economic and political crisis and migration as a survival strategy.Summary: This book includes personal stories of ordinary Zimbabweans living and working in other countries, who describe the hostility and xenophobia they often experience. --Book Jacket.
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Exiting Zimbabwe / Jonathan Crush and Daniel Tevera -- A history of Zimbabwean migration to 1990 / Alois S. Mlambo -- Internal migration in Zimbabwe : the impact of livelihood destruction in rural and urban areas / Deborah Potts -- Discontent and departure : attitudes of skilled Zimbabweans towards emigration / Daniel Tevera and Jonathan Crush -- Nursing the health system : the migration of health professionals from Zimbabwe / Abel Chikanda -- Transnational lives : the experience of Zimbabweans in Britain / Alice Blach -- Between obligation, profit and shame : Zimbabwean migrants and the UK Care Industry / JoAnn McGregor -- Regendering the Zimbabwean diaspora in Britain / Dominic Pasura -- Zimbabwe in Johannesburg / Daniel Makina -- Zimbabweans on the farms of northern South Africa / Blair Rutherford -- The voices of migrant Zimbabwean women in South Africa / Kate Lefko-Everett -- Smuggling on the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border / Nedson Pophiwa -- Migrant remittances and household survival in Zimbabwe / Daniel Tevera, Jonathan Crush and Abel Chikanda -- Remittances, informalisation and dispossession in urban Zimbabwe / Sarah Bracking and Lloyd Sachikonye -- Transnationalism and undocumented migration between rural Zibabwe and South Africa / France Maphosa -- Metaphors of Migration : South African responses to Zimbabwean migration / Tara Polzer.

"The title of this book captures the epic, even biblical, quality of migration from Zimbabwe. The editors of this collection have assembled an excellent team of researchers writing on the principal aspects and destinations of Zimbabwean emigrants. We are provided with a rounded and compelling picture of the great exodus and behind the turmoil of exile and return we can glimpse the extraordinary people behind the statistics."--Robin Cohen, Professor of Development Studies and Director, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford.

The ongoing crisis in Zimbabwe has led to an unprecedented exodus of over a million desperate people from all strata of Zimbabwean society. The Zimbabwean diaspora is now truly global in extent. Yet rather than turning their backs on Zimbabwe, most maintain very close links with the country, returning often and remitting billions of dollars each year.

Zimbabwe's Exodus: Crisis, Migration, Survival is written by leading migration scholars, many from the Zimbabwean diaspora. The book explores the relationship between Zimbabwe's economic and political crisis and migration as a survival strategy.

This book includes personal stories of ordinary Zimbabweans living and working in other countries, who describe the hostility and xenophobia they often experience. --Book Jacket.

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