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Socio-Cultural Adjustment of Poor Migrants in Urban Bangladesh

Khandaker Mursheda Farhana

ISBN 10: 3844323112 / ISBN 13: 9783844323115
Published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
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240 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.6in.This research examines the factors of rural-urban migration and also the adjustment strategies to setup in urban societies. It is found that the underlying cause of migration is mainly driven by economic and social factors i. e. , unemployment, poverty, political and ethnic conflicts, religious etc. In the migration process the push factors are more active then pull factors, as poverty and unemployment always push the poor villagers to change their residence to the cities. After migration majority of the migrants comparatively improved their livelihoods in the city. Although poor migrants have contributed significantly for the economic growth and gained from higher wages in higher productivity areas, they remain socially and economically excluded from the wider benefits of economic growth such as access to food and education, housing, sanitation and freedom. The study results highlight the need to target migrant groups and urban poor within urban areas in the provision of availability of work and social care services. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783844323115

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Title: Socio-Cultural Adjustment of Poor Migrants ...

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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This research examines the factors of rural-urban migration and also the adjustment strategies to setup in urban societies. It is found that the underlying cause of migration is mainly driven by economic and social factors i.e., unemployment, poverty, political and ethnic conflicts, religious etc. In the migration process the push factors are more active then pull factors, as poverty and unemployment always push the poor villagers to change their residence to the cities. After migration majority of the migrants comparatively improved their livelihoods in the city. Although poor migrants have contributed significantly for the economic growth and gained from higher wages in higher productivity areas, they remain socially and economically excluded from the wider benefits of economic growth such as access to food and education, housing, sanitation and freedom. The study results highlight the need to target migrant groups and urban poor within urban areas in the provision of availability of work and social care services.

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Dr. Farhana completed her Post Doc Research from University of Padova, Italy. She has her PhD in Sociology on urban migration issues. Now she is a freelance researcher and living in UK. She has couple of research articles published in different national and international scientific journals.

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