Africa s Return Migrants: The New Developers? (Hardback)

Lisa Akesson, Maria Eriksson Baaz

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Language: English . Brand New Book. Many African migrants residing abroad nurture a hope to one day return, at least temporarily, to their home country. In the wake of economic crises in the developed world, alongside rapid economic growth in parts of Africa, the impetus to return is likely to increase. Such returnees are often portrayed as agents of development, bringing with them capital, knowledge and skills as well as connections and experience gained abroad. Yet, the reality is altogether more complex. In this much-needed volume, based on extensive original fieldwork, the authors reveal that there is all too often a gaping divide between abstract policy assumptions and migrants actual practices. In contrast to the prevailing optimism of policies on migration and development, Africa s Return Migrants demonstrates that the capital obtained abroad is not always advantageous and that it can even hamper successful entrepreneurship and other forms of economic, political and social engagement. N° de réf. du libraire

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Synopsis : Many African migrants who reside abroad nurture a hope to one day return, either permanently or on a more temporary basis. In the wake of economic crises in much of the developed world, alongside rapid economic growth in parts of Africa, the impetus to 'return' is likely to increase the coming years. Such returnees are often portrayed as 'agents of development' who will bring with them economic capital, knowledge and skills as well as social connections and experience gained in a 'developed North'. Yet, the reality is altogether more complex. In this original and much-needed volume, based on extensive original fieldwork, the authors reveal there is all-too-often a gaping mismatch between abstract policy assumptions and migrants' actual practices. In contrast to the prevailing optimism in policies on migration and development, Africa's Return Migrants demonstrates that the capital obtained abroad is not always advantageous and that it sometimes even hampers successful entrepreneurship and other forms of economic, political and social engagement.

A propos de l'auteur: Lisa Akesson is Associate Professor in Social Anthropology at the University of Gothenburg and Senior Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute. Maria Eriksson Baaz is Associate Professor at the School of Global Studies, the University of Gothenburg and Senior Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute. She is the co-author (with Maria Stern) of Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War? Perceptions, Prescriptions, Problems in the Congo and Beyond (Zed Books, 2013) and the author of The Paternalism of Partnership: A Postcolonial Reading of Identity in Development Aid (Zed Books, 2005).

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Titre : Africa s Return Migrants: The New Developers...
Éditeur : ZED BOOKS LTD
Date d'édition : 2015
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New

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