Circumstantial Migration: How Gambian journeys to China enrich Migration Theory

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April 7, 2020


Jørgen Carling and Heidi Østbø Haugen


This paper introduces the concept of circumstantial migration through a case study of a cohort of Gambians who travelled to Guangzhou in South China, unexpectedly found that their prospects in China were limited, and struggled to leave the country.


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