Using INDEPTH's multi-site network to provide new demographic insights into population variables, this book provides a new perspective on migration, health and livelihood's interaction over time. The book starts with providing a conceptual and methodological framework to inform the epidemiological studies that are clustered into two themes, showing the dynamics of migration with either household livelihoods or individual health outcomes. The findings demonstrate the important cross-national regularities in human migration. The contributed chapters also exemplify the fact that the impacts of migration can be either positive or negative for sending and/or receiving communities, depending on the issues at hand and the type of migration under consideration.
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Part I Introduction: Migration and demographic surveillance: an overview of opportunities and challenges, Michael J. White; Health and demographic surveillance migration methodology and data: a promise for cross-site comparative analyses, Kubaje Adazu; Dynamics of space and time: community context of migration, livelihoods and health of the INDEPTH sites, Sally E. Findley; Age-sex profiles of migration: who is a migrant?, Mark A. Collinson. Part II Migration and Livelihoods: Migration and agricultural production in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, Sureeporn Punpuing and Philip Guest; Migration and socio-economic change in rural South Africa, 2000- 2007, Mark A. Collinson, Annette A.M. Gerritsen, Samuel J. Clark, Kathleen Kahn and Stephen M. Tollman; Parents' migration and children's education in Matlab, Bangladesh, Nurul Alam and Peter Kim Streatfield. Part III Migration and Health: Assessing the effect of mother's migration on childhood mortality in the informal settlements of Nairobi, Adama Konseiga, Eliya M. Zulu, Philippe Bocquier, Kanyiva Muindi, Donatien Beguy and Yazoum Child migration and mortality in rural Nyanza province: evidence from the Kisumu health and demographic surveillance system (KHDSS) in Western Kenya, Kubaje Adazu, Daniel Feiken, Peter Ofware, Bernard Onyango, David Obor, Rose Kiriinya, Laurence Slutsker, John Vulule and Kayla Laserson; Migration and adult mortality in rural Southern Mozambique: evidence from the demographic surveillance system on Manhiça district, Ariel Nhacolo, Delino Nhalungo, Charfudin Sacoor, Leonildo Matsinhe, John Aponte and Pedro Alonso; Migration and under-5 morbidity in Bavi Vietnam, Ho Dang Phuc, Nguyen Xuan Thanh and Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc. Part IV Epilogue: The relevance of the volume, Cheikh Mback Index.