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Environment, Climate Change and Migration in South Asia



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ISBN 9781032344287
February 17, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge India
288 Pages 6 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the linkages between climate change and migration in South Asia. With help of case studies, it discusses wide-ranging themes like environment, migration, and population displacement; climate change induced migration in Afghanistan; new migration crisis in Bangladesh; climate change and refugees in Bhutan; gendered perspective of displacement in India; deforestation, riverbank erosion and migration in India; internally displaced persons (IDPs) of the Maldives; migration, mitigation and legal framework in Myanmar; climate change and human mobility in Nepal; Pakistan’s climate migrants; and vulnerability and resilience of Sri Lankan migrants. Part of Migrations in South Asia series, this topical book will be an essential read for scholars and researchers of migration studies, diaspora studies, refugee studies, climate change and environment studies, sustainable development studies, public policy, and development studies.

Table of Contents

1.Introduction 2. Environment, Migration, and Population Displacement: Concerns, and Challenges 3. The prospective climate change induced migration in Afghanistan 4. Changing Climate and New Migration Crisis in Bangladesh 5. Climate Change and Refugees in Bhutan: the future impacts 6. Climate Change and Displacement in India: A Gendered Perspective 7. The dynamics of deforestation, riverbank erosion and migration in India with special reference to Assam 8. Climate Change- Induced Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of the Maldives 9. Understanding Climate Change and its Impact on Myanmar: Perspectives on Migration, Mitigation and Legal Framework 10. Climate Change and Human Mobility in Nepal 11. Pakistan’s climate migrants beyond mediatized fictions 12. Climate Induced Migration in Sri Lanka: Vulnerability, Mobility, and Resilience

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Biography

Amit Ranjan, Fellow, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Rajesh Shrikrishna Kharat, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.