Migration, Risk and Uncertainty

Migration, Risk and Uncertainty

by Allan M. Williams, Vladimir BalaZ


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415659529
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/26/2014
Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography Series , #53
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Allan M. Williams is Professor of Tourism and Mobility Studies in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Surrey.

Vladimír Baláž is Research Professor with the Institute for Forecasting of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. From the (Neo)Classical Approach to Prospect Theory 3. Behavioural Economics Approaches 4. Risk and Complexity: Decision Making Under Different Information Conditions 5. Households, Risk Diversification and Migration 6. Constructionist Approaches: Culture, Identities and Risk 7. The Role of Networks and Intermediaries in Mediating Risk 8. Migration, Society, Technology and the “Risk Society” 9. Migration Discourses in the Face of Risk 10. Engaging with Risk in Migration Policies

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