Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives

Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives


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ISBN-13: 9781138815858
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Willem van Schendel is Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. He is author of several books, including A History of Bangladesh (Cambridge University Press 2009) and The Bengal Borderland: Beyond State and Nation in South Asia (Anthem Press 2005)

Lenore Lyons is an Honorary Associate in the Department of Indonesian Studies at the University of Sydney. Recognized as the leading scholar on the feminist movement in Singapore, she recently completed a major study of citizenship, identity and sovereignty in the Riau Islands of Indonesia

Michele Ford is Associate Professor of Indonesian Studies at the University of Sydney, where she teaches and researches about social activism and human rights in Southeast Asia. She is the author of Workers and Intellectuals: NGOs, Trade Unions and the Indonesian Labour Movement (NUS/Hawaii/KITLV 2009)

Table of Contents

1. Labour Migration and Human Trafficking Michele Ford, Lenore Lyons and Willem van Schendel 2. Agency by Proxy: Women and the Human Trafficking Discourse in the Philippines Jorge Tigno 3. International Politics, Anti-Trafficking Measures and Sex Work in Cambodia Larissa Sandy 4. The Inexorable Quest for Trafficking Hotspots Along the Thai-Lao Border Sverre Molland 5. Counter-Trafficking and Migrant Labour Activism in Indonesia’s Periphery Michele Ford and Lenore Lyons 6. Trafficking ‘Not-Spot’ in a China-Vietnam Border Town Zhang Juan 7. Territorial Sovereignty and Trafficking in the Indonesia-Malaysia Borderlands Michael Eilenberg 8. Exploitation and Escape: Journeys Across the Burma-Thailand Frontier Nicholas Farrelly 9. Discretion and the Trafficking-like Practices of the Indonesian State Wayne Palmer

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