An analysis of the causes of regional migration using Garrett's scale

Uma, H. R. and Madhu, G. R. and Habeeb, M. (2013) An analysis of the causes of regional migration using Garrett's scale. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 12 (1). pp. 20-23.

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For many poor people around the world migration is a way of life, and has been for centuries. But globalization has radically altered the scale of migration: people are now more aware of opportunities elsewhere and it has become easier for them to travel. The seasonal migration of agricultural labourers is not a new phenomenon in Karnataka and India. Britishers had mobilized labour force for commercial crop production, mining and for other administrative purposes during their rule. As a result of the defective policies of agricultural development the regional disparity is increasing even after independence leading to the increase in the seasonal migration of agricultural labourers. In the state of Karnataka there is a wide gap between South and North Karnataka as far as development is concerned and this regional disparity has become a political issue. Many social, economic, political and psychological reasons pull them to migrate for survival and improvement of livelihood. This paper is an effort to identify some of the main causes for the agricultural labour migration from north Karnataka to south Karnataka

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: North Karnataka and South Karnataka and Agriculture Labour and Regional Migration
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Economics
Divisions: Department of > Economics and Cooperation
Depositing User: Arshiya Kousar
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2020 10:30
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2020 10:30

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