The Metabolism of Modern Migration

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Victor SeowHarvard University seow@fas.harvard.edu

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This thought piece reflects on the workings of modern migration through the prism of metabolism. It contends that the metabolic idiom productively underscores how migration as a process is enabled and evoked by particular flows of materials and energy and how the movement of migrants engenders social and environmental transformations.

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Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies

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