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Lecture 8

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Department
Geography
Course
GGRB28H3
Professor
Michelle Majeed
Semester
Summer

Description
Lecture 8 : (Im) Migration and Health Canadian researchers thwart Ebola virus – cure for Ebola virus - - innovations slow – public policy com to it Migration and rel. to health Transnational networks affect those family who is living and migrate and health Multiple movements and trajectories – link to health Various forms of migration how migration impacts health and how health impacts migration List 5 ways living in refugee camp can impact one’s health e.g. working conditions – precarious work more demanding – emotional and mental health – underemployment Types of migration - Historical /Current Historical: African slaves – Indians, Jewish exodus, Current: movement – South Sudan – indian –pakistan partition – violent migration Migration of turks and greeks after WWII – psychological impact til today – Iraq - Voluntary –go to other places for work , study Forced migration : refugees - Permanent/ Temporary Migration can be temporary due to visas or economic and educational gains - International – migration west – England tradition of movement e.g. England from north to south: Economics, political social situation Migration df: Immigration df: - When immigrated not go back : NA and Europe for long time - Melting pot and multiculturalism - No connections back home before Refugee df: - Cross their national lines - Asylum secret : sanctuary - Refugee - detained - Communist or not detained – LGBT - not give them easily a status but depend on place to have status not automatically give them one Major Pakistan – 1.7 million Iran – Refugees not go far but across boarder Host countries not have money structure or political wills to host refugees Canadian gov’t cutting refugees’ health Refugees getting better health than Canadians Emergency health care or infections Geographical imaginationsand political will and health No access to international rights IDPs/Refugees Level off blue lines spike in IDPs in world than refugees – displace in home not cross national border Disperse – religion culture – natural disasters – famine that displace them Global forced displacement – small portion of overall migration Diaspora df: Group of people moved and has to be two or more locations - African diaspora to slavery or Jewish diaspora Diaspora with actual country but can have diaspora with no country e.g.kyrgistan - Iraq,iran Turkish, - feel belong to certain culture - shared imagination of homeland and create imagination through listening to certain music speaking the language Group of people moving being disperse over various lands Transnationalism df: Continue to have ties with your country even you move repercussions of settlement can have multiple countries physical and financial gains from these social networks affected by politics Large migrants bring their people to their place – lot of countries bring back money set up opportunities Money exchange – migrant e
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