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Moving with Dignity: Responding to Climate Change-Related Mobility in Bangladesh

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199587087
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191738494 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0007
Moving with Dignity: Responding to Climate Change-Related Mobility in Bangladesh

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Through a case study of Bangladesh, this chapter examines legal and policy responses to displacement that is predominantly internal and rapid-onset in nature. The first part describes the impacts of climate change on displacement and migration in Bangladesh. The second part examines the nature of such movement, and the final section sets out a number of options for law and policy reform with respect to climate change-related movement within and from Bangladesh.

Keywords: climate change-related movement; displacement; migration; law; policy reform

Chapter.  12885 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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