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Poverty, gender and migration

Author: Sadhna Arya; Anupama Roy
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2006.
Series: Women and migration in Asia, v. 2.
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Papers presented at the International Conference on Women and Migration in Asia, held at New Delhi in December 2003.
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Poverty, gender and migration.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2006
(OCoLC)608172351
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sadhna Arya; Anupama Roy
ISBN: 0761934588 9780761934585 0761934596 9780761934592 817829608X 9788178296081 8178296098 9788178296098
OCLC Number: 62421182
Description: 261 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: When poor women migrate : unraveling issues and concerns / Sadhna Arya and Anupama Roy --
Bringing home the money : migration and poverty in gender politics in Sri Lanka / Sepali Kottegoda --
Leaving home : Filipino women surviving migration / Maureen C. Pagaduan --
Poverty, globalisation and gendered labour migration in Nepal / Jagannath Adhikari --
Migration, gender, poverty : family as the missing link? / Arjan de Haan --
Power, culture and resources in gendered seasonal migration from Santal Parganas / Nitya Rao --
Adivasis, gender and migrations : re-situating women of Jharkhand / Shashank Shekhar Sinha --
Just surviving or finding space to thrive? : the complexity of internal migration of women in Bangladesh / Janet Seeley, Sheila Ryan, Iqbal Alam Khan and Munshi Israil Hossain --
Migrating for work : rewriting gender relations / Ravinder Kaur --
Sex work, poverty and migration in Eastern India / Geetanjali Gangoli --
Solicitation, migration and day wage labour : gender, sexuality and negotiating work in the city / Svati P Shah.
Series Title: Women and migration in Asia, v. 2.
Responsibility: editors, Sadhna Arya, Anupama Roy.
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