International Migration as a Tool in Development Policy: A Passing Phase?
Article first published online: 18 MAR 2008
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Population and Development Review
Volume 34, Issue 1, pages 1–18, March 2008
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Skeldon, R. (2008), International Migration as a Tool in Development Policy: A Passing Phase?. Population and Development Review, 34: 1–18. doi: 10.1111/j.1728-4457.2008.00203.x
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