Environmental Changes and Migrations Flows. Normative Frameworks and Policy Responses

Doctoral thesis, funded by the FNRS 2005-2009. Defended on April 3rd, 2009. Abstract: Though environmental factors have always been migration drivers, the relationship between environment and migration has only been recently formalized through the concept of environmental migration. The dissertation seeks to examine how the competing conceptualisations of environmental migration have shaped the policy responses [...]