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Theory and migration: towards a framework of migration and human actions
Luleå tekniska universitet.
2004 (English)In: CyberGeo: European Journal of Geography, ISSN 1278-3366, E-ISSN 1278-3366, no 254Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The following article discusses the role of the human agency in migration theory. In connection to that special interest is focused on the structuration-theory where the human agent plays an important role. The relationship between the structuration-theory on the one hand and the concept of time-geography on the other hand is discussed. It is argued for that the development in time-geography towards micro-simulation approaches opens new doors for the debate concerning the relation environment - human agency. At the end the article argues for a combined approach where migration is understood from two viewpoints; the structuration theory and the time-geography.

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2004. no 254
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Political Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-14382Local ID: dbbebf20-eeb3-11dc-a549-000ea68e967bOAI: diva2:987337
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