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Migration and worker fatalities abroad

Author: AKM Ahsan Ullah; Mallik Akram Hossain; Kazi Maruful Islam
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers Limited, [2015] ©2015
Series: Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent years much controversy has been stirred up by the alarming number of deaths of migrant workers abroad. This book captures events of cruelty and abuse towards migrant workers. The authors record the workers' defencelessness against their employers, unearthing new truths on the migrant workers as significant economic players.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: AKM Ahsan Ullah; Mallik Akram Hossain; Kazi Maruful Islam
ISBN: 9781137451170 1137451173
OCLC Number: 910941856
Description: xi, 155 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Understanding Migration and Fatalities 2. Migrants' Rights and Gaps in Protection 3. Profiling the Deceased Migrants 4. The Price Migrants Pay, and Policies in Place 5. Conclusions and Recommendations
Series Title: Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: AKM Ahsan Ullah, Associate Professor, University Brunei Darussalam, Brunei, Mallik Akram Hossain, Professor, Jagannath University, Bangladesh and Kazi Maruful Islam, Associate Professor, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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This book investigates the alarming of fatalities among migrant workers. The authors argue that migrant workers are often powerless and unprotected by national laws, unearthing new truths on migrant  Read more...

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