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Conclusion: Blending the Specific French Guyanese’s Urbanization-Migration Patterns with the Wider Theoretical Literature on the Matter

  • Romanovski Zéphirin
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Abstract

The book conclusion merges the different chapters and moves the political demography debate from a local-departmental-national level to an international one. In other words, the conclusion, which problematizes immigration policy efficiency, political demography, urbanization and urban governance, shifts from domestic politics and policy regarding local, national and transnational population-migration spatially distributed—to a broader perspective of international relations among neighboring states involving supranational-regional organizations in dealing with transnational people movements in the Americas in general as political geographies, politics of scale and geopolitics. Consequently, the book puts in perspective the French Guyanese’s patterns of migration-urbanization into broader theoretical accounts.

Keywords

Immigration-urbanization Demographic transition Mobility transition Economic development Urban governance Urban migration theories Political demography French Guyana Geopolitics Latin America and the Caribbean 

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  • Romanovski Zéphirin
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  1. 1.Social SciencesCity University of New YorkBrooklynUSA

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