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Rationalizing Migration Decisions

Author : A K M Ahsan Ullah
ISBN : 9781317071402
Genre : Science
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While decisions for working overseas are often based on expectations and promises of better jobs, opportunities, economic gains and, eventually, a better future, such assumptions may not always be realized. Focusing on the question of why migrants, despite not realizing their earlier aspirations, continue to remain as migrants rather than return home, this book provides a unified understanding of the rationalization of the migration decision making. It does so by empirically situating the study in the experiences of Bangladeshi migrant workers in Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Asian Migrations

Author : Tony Fielding
ISBN : 9781317952077
Genre : Social Science
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This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Tony Fielding combines theoretical debate and detailed empirical analysis to provide students with an understanding of the causes and consequences of the many types of contemporary migration flows in the region. Key features of Asian Migrations: Comprehensive coverage of all forms of migration including labour migration, student migration, marriage migration, displacement and human trafficking Text boxes containing key concepts and theories More than 30 maps and diagrams Equal attention devoted to broad structures (e.g. political economy) and individual agency (e.g. migration behaviours) Emphasis on the conceptual and empirical connections between internal and international migrations Exploration of the policy implications of the trends and processes discussed Written by an experienced scholar and teacher of migration studies, this is an essential text for courses on East Asian migrations and mobility and important reading for courses on international migration and Asian societies more generally.

Migrant Remittances In South Asia

Author : M. Rahman
ISBN : 9781137350800
Genre : Political Science
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This volume provides theoretical treatments of remittance on how its development potential is translated into reality. The authors meticulously delve into diverse mechanisms through which migrant communities remit, investigating how recipients engage in the development process in South Asia.

Asian Cities Migrant Labor And Contested Spaces

Author : Tai-Chee Wong
ISBN : 9781136923791
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores how migration plays a central role in the renewing and reworking of urban spaces in the rapidly changing cities of Asia. The contributors examine the roles and effects of different forms of migration in the arena of urban change, considering low-skilled domestic migrants, professional transnational migrant and legal and illegal international migrants.

Globalization And Social Transformation In The Asia Pacific

Author : C. Tazreiter
ISBN : 9781137298386
Genre : Political Science
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The contributors engage with a range of critical and contemporary issues of two key societies in the Asia-Pacific region, Australia and Malaysia. These include foreign policy and national security; multiculturalism and citizenship; the middle class; global governance; migrants and international students.

Geographica Helvetica

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ISBN : OSU:32435083779660
Genre : Ethnology
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International Transactions In Remittances Guide For Compilers And Users Rcg

Author : International Monetary Fund
ISBN : 9781452753751
Genre : Business & Economics
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The International Transactions in Remittance: Guide for Compilers and Users (RCG) presents concepts, definitions, and classifications related to remittances. It is consistent with the new standards for measuring balance of payments transactions, as contained in the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6). These standards are used globally to compile comprehensive and comparable data. The RCG identifies the main remittances compilation methods currently being used by compilers and discusses in detail the strengths and weaknesses of each method. It is the first manual providing compilation guidance for remittances and is also the first compilation guide based on concepts set out in BPM6. Although the RCG is primarily aimed at remittances data compilers, it may also be useful for users who wish to understand remittances data.

Sociological Abstracts

Author : Leo P. Chall
ISBN : UOM:39015078349399
Genre : Sociology
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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Cosmopolitan Ireland

Author : Carmen Kuhling
ISBN : UOM:39015073958160
Genre : Business & Economics
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'An insightful and engaging encounter with the complexities of a rapidly changing Ireland.' Dr. Patricia Cormack, St. Francis Xavior University, Canada

Far East And Australasia 1986

Author : Thomson Gale
ISBN : 0946653100
Genre : Asia
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