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Society/Geography-Population, Migration and Misery !!!

2017-10-17T00:00:33+00:00

Population is a more serious issue than generally construed. The managing of populations can become a serious inflection point as can be seen building up in the recent Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Frequently, discrimination against communities have been placed in religious and ethnic terms, which can be site-specific. […]

Society/Geography-Population, Migration and Misery !!!2017-10-17T00:00:33+00:00

Society/Geography-Population, Migration and Misery !!!

2017-10-16T23:58:13+00:00

Population is a more serious issue than generally construed. The managing of populations can become a serious inflection point as can be seen building up in the recent Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Frequently, discrimination against communities have been placed in religious and ethnic terms, which can be site-specific. However, Saskia Sassen, professor of sociology at Columbia University, US, places the context of the current turmoil on a more fundamental concept – land. Sassen says that recent developments point towards a new trajectory in Myanmar’s interaction with its internally much-despised minority population. The Myanmar government decided in 2016 to allocate 3 million [...]

Society/Geography-Population, Migration and Misery !!!2017-10-16T23:58:13+00:00