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Abstract: Return and reintegration programs target a variety of migrants and
are implemented by a variety of actors, including home country governments. This thesis
uses return migration and reintegration theories along with practices from current return
and reintegration programs to contextualize the Colombian experience. Because of several
novel additions to the Colombian programs-- specifically ... read morean emphasis on involving the
international community and potentially host countries along with building local capacity
instead of simply addressing issues from the top down--the case illuminates a new potential
direction for other similar programs in home countries. However, despite these new and
promising additions several lessons can be learned from using an embeddedness framework to
examine program design and evaluation methods.
Thesis (M.A.)--Tufts University, 2012.
Submitted to the Dept. of Urban and Environmental Policy and
Advisor: Weiping Wu.
Committee: Katrina Burgess.
Keywords: Urban planning, and International relations.read less