Ecomigration and Violent Conflict: Case Studies and Public Policy Implications

  title={Ecomigration and Violent Conflict: Case Studies and Public Policy Implications},
  author={Rafael Reuveny},
  journal={Human Ecology},
  • Rafael Reuveny
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Human Ecology
  • In 2005, a hurricane named Katrina hit the states of Louisiana and Mississippi in the US, destroying properties and flooding areas. Many people left the region and still have not returned. While some of these people may eventually return, some may not, becoming “migrants.” Assuming this phenomenon will occur, is it unique? What is the role of the environment in migration? Can there be violent conflict between such migrants and residents in areas absorbing migrants? We evaluate these questions… CONTINUE READING
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