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Mobility, Labour Migration and Border Controls in Asia

Author: Amarjit Kaur; Ian Metcalfe
Publisher: London Palgrave Macmillan UK Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan 2006
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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One of the biggest challenges facing the Asia-Pacific region in the 21st century is the large scale cross-border movement of people. This book explores: sovereignty; security issues and border-management strategies of major states, in the face of intensified transnational economic and social processes; and the expanding global governance regime
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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amarjit Kaur; Ian Metcalfe
ISBN: 9780230503465 0230503462
OCLC Number: 1073878530
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (XIX, 322 Seiten)
Contents: List of Tables List of Figures List of Maps List of Abbreviations Acknowledgements Preliminary Note Notes on the Contributors PART 1: DIVIDED WE MOVE: MIGRATION CHALLENGES IN ASIA Introduction; A.Kaur & I.Metcalfe Changing Border Control Regimes and their Impact on Migration in Asia; T.Morris-Suzuki Order (and Disorder) at the Borders: International Labour Migration and Border Controls in Southeast Asia; A.Kaur Coping with Cross-Border Labour Flows within Southeast Asia; C.Manning & P.Bhatnagar Women, Work and International Migration in Southeast Asia: Trends, Patterns and Policy; G.Hugo PART 2: CROSSING BORDERS: THE STATE, MIGRATION STRATEGIES AND TEMPORARY MIGRANT WORKER SCHEMES Trading Labour; Socioeconomic and Political Impacts and Dynamics of Labour Export from the Philippines, 1973 - 2004; R.E.Ball Indonesian Labour Migration after the 1997 - 98 Asian Economic and Financial Crisis; C.M.Firdausy The Feminisation of Migration: Gender, the State, and Migrant Strategies in Bangladesh; I.Shamim 'White Collar Filipinos': Australian Professional Workers in Singapore; M.Butcher Indian Professional Workers in Singapore; S.Gaur PART 3: MANAGING THE BORDER: GOVERNANCE OF RECRUITMENT, FACILITATION OF REMITTANCES AND MIGRANT WORKERS' RIGHTS The Recruitment of Foreign Labour in Malaysia: From Migration System to Guest Worker Regime; D.Wong After Nunukan: The Regulation of Indonesian Migration to Malaysia; M.Ford The State and Labour Migration Policies in Thailand; P.Wongboonsin The State and Facilitation of Financial Flows (Remittances) by Temporary Workers: The Case of Bangladesh; K.Jackson Regional Perspectives on the 1990 UN Convention on the Rights of All Migrant Workers; N.Piper Index
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'This is a rare and useful study, providing a wide range of insights, mainly focused on Asia, but offering no easy recipes for solutions.' - Sumaya Khair, South Asia Research

 
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