Mobility, Labour Migration and Border Controls in Asia

Mobility, Labour Migration and Border Controls in Asia

by Amarjit Kaur, Ian Metcalfe
     
 

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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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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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'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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230270176
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/02/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

ROCHELLE E. BALL Lecturer, Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales, Australia
PRADIP BHATNAGAR Civil Servant, Indian Government, India
MELISSA BUTCHER Consultant and Researcher, Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific, University of Sydney, Australia
CARUNIA MULYA FIRDAUSY Deputy Minister, Ministry of Research and Technology, Government of Indonesia, Indonesia
MICHELE FORD Lecturer in Asian Studies, Flinders University, Australia
SEEMA GAUR Economist, Indian Government, India
GRAEME HUGO Professor and Federation Fellow, Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies and Director, National Centre for Social Applications of Geographic Information Systems, University of Adelaide, Australia
KENNETH JACKSON Associate Professor of Development Studies and Director, Center for Development Studies, University of Auckland, New Zealand
CHRIS MANNING Head, Indonesian Project and Associate Professor, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Australia
TESSA MORRIS-SUZUKI Professor of Japanese Histotry, Australian National University, Australia
NICOLA PIPER Senior Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore
ISHRAT SHAMIM President, Centre for Women and Children's Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
DIANA WONG Associate Professor, Institute for Malaysian and International Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia
P. WONGBOONSIN Associate Director and Senior Researcher, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

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