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Human development report 2009 : overcoming barriers : human mobility and development.

Contributor(s): United Nations Development Programme.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Basingstoke : United Nations ; Palgrave Macmillan, 2009Description: xiii, 217 p. : col. ill., charts, maps ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780230239043 (pbk.); 0230239048 (pbk.).Other title: Overcoming barriers : human mobility and development [Other title] | HDR 2009 overcoming barriers : human mobility and development [Other title].Subject(s): Economic development -- Social aspects | Quality of life | Technological innovations -- Social aspects | Multiculturalism | Climatic changes | Economic development -- Social aspects -- Statistics | Quality of life -- Statistics | Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- StatisticsDDC classification: 362.505 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents How and why people move -- Barriers to movement -- The case for mobility -- Our proposal -- The way forward -- Freedom and movement : how mobility can foster human development -- Mobility matters -- Choice and context : understanding why people move -- Development, freedom and human mobility -- What we bring to the table -- People in motion : who moves where, when and why -- Human movement today -- Looking back -- Policies and movement -- Looking ahead : the crisis and beyond -- How movers fare -- Incomes and livelihoods -- Health -- Education -- Empowerment, civic rights and participation -- Understanding outcomes from negative drivers -- Overall impacts -- Impacts at origin and destination -- Impacts at places of origin -- Destination place effects -- Policies to enhance human development outcomes -- The core package -- The political feasibility of reform -- conclusions.
Summary: Summary: Migration, both behind and beyond borders, has become a prominent issue in domestic and international debates. This report explores how the movement of people can expand human capabilities and entitlements. It also looks at how to address the underlying inequalities and distortions which limit the potential gains.
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Published for the United Nations Development Programme.

Includes bibliographical references and statistical annex.

Table of contents How and why people move --
Barriers to movement --
The case for mobility --
Our proposal --
The way forward --
Freedom and movement : how mobility can foster human development --
Mobility matters --
Choice and context : understanding why people move --
Development, freedom and human mobility --
What we bring to the table --
People in motion : who moves where, when and why --
Human movement today --
Looking back --
Policies and movement --
Looking ahead : the crisis and beyond --
How movers fare --
Incomes and livelihoods --
Health --
Education --
Empowerment, civic rights and participation --
Understanding outcomes from negative drivers --
Overall impacts --
Impacts at origin and destination --
Impacts at places of origin --
Destination place effects --
Policies to enhance human development outcomes --
The core package --
The political feasibility of reform --
conclusions.

Summary:
Migration, both behind and beyond borders, has become a prominent issue in domestic and international debates. This report explores how the movement of people can expand human capabilities and entitlements. It also looks at how to address the underlying inequalities and distortions which limit the potential gains.

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