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Education, Youth and Migration from a Capability Lens

  • Faith Mkwananzi
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Abstract

This chapter provides a detailed discussion on the contribution of the capability approach (CA) in researching education, youth and migration. In doing so, Mkwananzi displays the comprehensive nature of the framework in looking at complex and multidimensional phenomena such as migration, cutting across and beyond social, political, cultural and economic contexts. In addition to acknowledging the complex nature of migration, Mkwananzi illustrates that migration is an integral part of human development. Interconnections between CA and migration show how the two relate to each other and are clearly articulated. Discussed in detail is also the importance of education in human development, as it forms people’s existing capacities into developed capabilities and expands human freedoms.

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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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