Contextualising Youth Migration and Education

  • Faith Mkwananzi


Mkwananzi underlines the importance of a study on higher education for youth in a disadvantaged context of migration, particularly what this means for both human and sustainable development. The complexity of classifying migrants not only highlights the changing nature of the migration landscape, but also how migration has become all-encompassing of political economic, social and cultural spheres. In the same vein, Mkwananzi reinforces the importance of migration within the Global South and how this is equally important as migration from the Global South to the Global North. The adoption of the human development informed capabilities approach as an analytical framework provides a clear picture on why such a study cannot be separated from development discourses.


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  • Faith Mkwananzi
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  1. 1.Higher Education and Human Development Research GroupUniversity of the Free StateBloemfonteinSouth Africa

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