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Transnational migration and human security : the migration-development-security nexus

Transnational migration and human security : the migration-development-security nexus

Author: Thanh-Đạm Trương; D Gasper
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2011.
Series: Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume addresses key aspects of human security in transnational migration. The 22 essays cover all levels of migration systems, from families, farms and firms through to global organizations and negotiating forums. They show how institutional frameworks for cross-border movements of people, finance, and goods have co-evolved with changes in the workings of nation-states. They thereby reveal aspects of power and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Transnational migration and human security.
Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2011
(DLC) 2011926527
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thanh-Đạm Trương; D Gasper
ISBN: 9783642127571 3642127576 3642127568 9783642127564
OCLC Number: 745005163
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 366 pages)
Contents: Transnational migration, development and human security / Thanh-Dam Truong and Des Gasper --
The governmentality of transnational migration and security : the making of a new subaltern / Thanh-Dam Truong --
Migration from Mexico and Central America to the United States : human insecurities and paths for change / Gustavo Verduzco and María Isabel de Lozano --
The blind spot of repression : migration policies and human survival in the Central Sahara / Julien Brachet --
Europeanization and the right to seek refugee status : reflections on Frontex / Wies Maas and Thanh-Dam Truong --
Fortress Europe and the Dutch donjon : securitization, internal migration policy and irregular migrants' counter moves / Godfried Engbersen and Dennis Broeders --
The new co-development agenda : official and non-official initiatives between Morocco and Spain / Alejandra Boni and Joan Lacomba --
Financial globalization and the mechanisms of migrants' remittance : formed by supply or demand? / Amrita Sharma and Karim Knio --
Managing migration in the IOM's World migration report 2008 / Beatriz Campillo Carrete and Des Gasper --
Mission impossible? Voluntary and dignified repatriation of Nigerian victims of trafficking / May-Len Skilbrei and Marianne Tveit --
Migrant women and their vulnerability in the trafficking-migration continuum : evidence from Asia / Yu Kojima --
The EU's ambiguous position on migrant underage workers / Roy Huijsmans --
Learning how to work the grey zone : issues of legality and illegality among Indian students in Australia / Michiel Baas --
Gender, technology and migration in export-production of shrimps : identity formation and labour practices in Surat Thani Province, Thailand / Bernadette P. Resurreccion and Edsel E. Sajor --
Changing identities, multi-local politics and citizenship : reflections on the agency of migrants from Indonesia and their descendants in the Netherlands / Ton van Naerssen --
Pro-asylum advocacy in the EU : challenging the state of exception / Helen Hintjens, Richa Kumar and Ahmed Pouri --
Human or public : the referents of security in discourses on migrants in Japan / Tatsuo Harada with Kenji Kimura --
The Global Forum on Migration and Development : 'all talk and no action' or 'a chance to frame the issues in a way that allows you to move forward together'? / Bernice Roldan and Des Gasper --
International migration, well-being and transnational ethics / Des Gasper --
Migration, morality and finance / Amiya Kumar Bagchi --
Migration regimes and the politics of insiders/outsiders : Japan and South Africa as distant mirrors / Yoichi Mine --
State and immigrant diaspora identity in contemporary Japan : from a develpmentalist national ethic towards a multicultural development ethic of common human security / Kinhide Mushakoji.
Series Title: Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace, v. 6.
Responsibility: Thanh-Dam Truong, Des Gasper, editors.


The volume places the migration-development-security nexus in the field of transnational studies. Bringing together diverse experiences and case studies, the volume highlights the problematic nature  Read more...


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