The findings revealed that climate-induced migration is depicted as both a challenge and an adaptation strategy.
Akash Bag, Ph.D. Scholar, Amity University.
Prateek Mishra, Assistant Professor, KIIT school of law, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Shashank Nande, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Vishal Kumar Rai, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
Climate change significantly affects climate-induced migration, particularly on low-lying atoll islands in the Pacific. This impact is particularly relevant for Kiribati, a country highly affected by climate change and expected to experience climate-induced migration. A study conducted a comparative analysis of the problem representations of climate-induced migration in Kiribati and New Zealand’s national policies.
The study, grounded in post-structuralism and post-colonialism, examined how the issue is portrayed in policy and how migrants are constructed as subjects. The analytical framework used was ‘What’s the problem represented to be?’ (WPR).
The findings revealed that climate-induced migration is depicted as both a challenge and an adaptation strategy. Transnational climate-induced migration is portrayed as a strategy for increased resilience, while internal migration is seen as challenging.
Published in: I. Yakubu (Ed.), Governance Quality, Fiscal Policy, and the Path to a Low-Carbon Future: Perspectives From Developing Economies (pp. 165-189). IGI Global.
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