Introduction to the CFPJ special issue on brain circulation and diasporic tourism in the Caribbean

Samy, Yiagadeesen
June 2011
Canadian Foreign Policy (CFP);2011, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p97
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the remittances discourse of Caribbean emigration, diasporic tourism and the levels of skilled emigration that can exploit the benefits of brain circulation.


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