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Education, Migration and Development: Looking Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • Faith Mkwananzi
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Abstract

Mkwananzi draws on theoretical and empirical reflections to illustrate how the discussions throughout the book may contribute to higher education, migration and development policy. Also helpful is the reminder that addressing the subject of marginalised migrants cannot be seen as a task to be carried out by a single state only, but requires regional effort, including by the migrant-sending countries. The emphasis is on the potential contribution of the engagement of multiple actors in constructing a society favourable for local, regional and international development. Furthermore, Mkwananzi explores the role of international migration in reducing and/or intensifying poverty and what role education may possibly play within this nexus to improve the well-being of individuals.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Faith Mkwananzi
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  1. 1.Higher Education and Human Development Research GroupUniversity of the Free StateBloemfonteinSouth Africa

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