Lemmings, Linnaeus, and human migration


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“From childhood,” Sonia Shah says, “we are taught that plants, animals, and people belong in certain places.” A powerful result of this, she suggests, is a dominant view of human migration as unnatural, a threat, and migrants as vectors of chaos and disorder. Her important new book, featured here, sets out to challenges this and other persistent myths.

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