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Racial residential segregation and adverse birth outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Authors Renee Mehra, Lisa M. Boyd, Jeannette R. Ickovics
Year 2017
Journal Name SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE
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1 Journal Article

Understanding the burden of bacterial sexually transmitted infections and Trichomonas vaginalis among black Caribbeans in the United Kingdom: Findings from a systematic review

Authors Sonali Wayal, Catherine R. H. Aicken, Catherine Griffiths, ...
Year 2018
Journal Name PLOS ONE
Citations (WoS) 1
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2 Journal Article

Testing the Economic Independence Hypothesis: The Effect of an Exogenous Increase in Child Support on Subsequent Marriage and Cohabitation

Authors Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer
Year 2014
Journal Name DEMOGRAPHY
Citations (WoS) 12
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4 Journal Article

The Migration State in the Global South: Nationalizing, Developmental, and Neoliberal Models of Migration Management

Authors Fiona B. Adamson, Gerasimos Tsourapas
Year 2019
Journal Name International Migration Review
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6 Journal Article

Human migration and global environmental change: A vicious cycle?

Year 2016
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Abstract
"Who we are We are a junior research group co-funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funding priority Social-Ecological Research (SÖF) and Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) aiming to understand the causalities between environmental change and human migration on the tropics. We are based at the Computational Landscape Ecology (CLE) Department at UFZ Leipzig, Germany. Our motivation In recent decades, millions of people worldwide are estimated to have migrated due to environmental change. This phenomenon is likely to increase even more, given the projected continuation of both environmental change and population growth. However, the close relationships between environmental factors and political, economic, and social factors driving migration make it challenging to understand the role of the environment in migration processes. Environmental pressure supports out-migration, whereas in-migration may affect the landscape at the migrant’s destination due to a possible overexploitation of local natural resources. As such, in-migration can potentially accelerate environmental change and even environmental degradation. Consequently, environmental change and migration can become enveloped in a vicious cycle, which has rarely been studied. Our aim Identify and explain spatial patterns of migration and environmental change, and Explore the causality between environmental change, population pressure, human migration, and environmental consequences of migration for drylands: a biome where both significant environmental changes and migration have been observed. Our approach We use an interdisciplinary approach that combines knowledge from multiple disciplines, including human geography, sociology, remote sensing, ecology, and climatology. Moreover, we apply a broad range of methods to obtain novel information regarding the environment-migration relationship at large spatial detail, including GIS-analyses, interviews, time-series analyses of environmental data, Agent-Based-Modelling and meta-analyses."
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