(Article of periodic en Italien - 2011)

Document title

L’ecoprofugo : una nuova categoria di migrante (Italien)
Les réfugiés environnementaux : une typologie nouvelle des migrants

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)



The article is about the new kind of migrant recently defines as ecorefugee. In particular, the contribution focuses on the definition, still under debate, the geographic distribution and the problems related to the quantitative assessment of the phenomenon. It also refers to the relationship between ecorefugee and internally displaced persons with reference to recent natural disasters (L’Aquila earthquake and Katrina hurricane). Finally, the typology is interpreted from a geopolitical point of view according to the concept of “state of exception” defined by Giorgio Agamben. - (NF)


Article of periodic

published at : La Geografia nelle scuole / ISSN 0431-1981

Editor : Associazione italiana insegnanti di geografia, Roma - ITALIE (1955- 2000)

Millesime : 2011, vol. 56, no3-4 [pp. 8-12]

Bibliographic references : 21 ref.

Collation : 2 fig.



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