Introduction : from fear to solidarity
Cohen, Robin (2006) Introduction : from fear to solidarity. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol.32 (No.4). pp. 561-567. ISSN 1369-183XFull text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691830600609967
This brief paper is the introduction to this JEMS special issue on Migration and Health in Southern Africa, drawn from papers presented at a conference organised by the Transnational Communities Programme (University of Oxford), the Southern African Migration Programme (Queen's University, Kingston, Canada) and the Faculty of Humanities, University of Cape Town, on 27-29 January 2003. Cross-border and within-country migration have generated complex and challenging difficulties for healthcare provision; not only do migrant populations often require specialist treatment for unfamiliar conditions, but the numbers involved and the distances travelled often change long-held epidemiological assumptions about the local population. In the contemporary southern African context, the spread of HIV/AIDS has often been associated with increased population mobility. This introductory paper summarises each paper in the special issue in turn, and concludes with some practical suggestions for policy measures.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation
Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Migration, Internal -- South Africa, Internal migrants -- South Africa -- Social conditions, South Africa -- Emigration and immigration -- Health aspects, Public health -- South Africa, AIDS (Disease) -- South Africa|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies|
|Official Date:||May 2006|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 561-567|
Introduction to a special issue of the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, titled ‘Migration and Health in Southern Africa’, guest edited by Professor Robin Cohen.
|Version or Related Resource:||Originally published as: Cohen, R. (2003). Introduction: from fear to solidarity. In: Cohen, R., ed. Migration and health in Southern Africa: Proceedings of a conference held at the University of Cape Town, 26–9 January 2003. Stellenbosch, South Africa: Van Schaik, pp. 1–7.|
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