Migration and Health in Asia

Migration and Health in Asia

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ISBN-13: 9781134228515
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/16/2006
Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 757,844
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Santosh Jatrana is a research fellow at the department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand. She is a demographer with particular research interest in the field of social demography, such as socioeconomic inequality and mortality, child health, gender, demography of ethnic minority, ageing and health, migrant health, and maternal employment and family commitments.


Mika Toyota is a research fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. She is a social anthropologist whose research focuses on transnational networks, the geopolitics of borderlands, migration, gender and the changing family in Asia.

Brenda S.A. Yeoh is Professor of Geography at the National University of Singapore, and the Principal Investigator of the Asian MetaCentre. Her research focuses on the politics of space in colonial and post-colonial cities; and gender, migration and transnational communities.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Understanding Migration and Health in Asia  Santosh Jatrana, Elspeth Graham and Paul Boyle  2. Population Movement in Indonesia: Implications for the Potential Spread of HIV/AIDS  Graeme Hugo  3. Relative Pleasures: Drugs, Development and Modern Dependencies in Asia’s Golden Triangle  Chris Lyttleton  4. Construction of Foreign Labour Migrants in a Time of SARS: The Case of Singapore  Theresa Wong and Brenda S.A. Yeoh  5. Investigating the Role of Nativity on Functional Disability Among Older Adults in Singapore  Santosh Jatrana and Angelique Chan  6. Anemia Among Migrants and Non-Migrant Mothers in Disadvantaged Areas in the Visayas, Philippines  Alan Banzon Feranil  7. The Filipinos in Sabah: Unauthorised, Unwanted and Unprotected  Maruja M.B. Asis  8. Migration, Differential Access to Health Services and Civil Society’s Responses in Japan  Keiko Yamanaka  9. An Institutional Approach Towards Migration and Health in China  Xiang Biao  10. A Longitudinal Analysis of Health and Mortality in a Migrant-Sending Region of Bangladesh  Randall Steven Kuhn  11. Reproductive Health Status of Wives Left-Behind by Male Out-Migrants: A Study of Rural Bihar, India  Archana K. Roy and Parveen Nangia  12. Some Policy Issues on Migrant Health  Gavin Jones

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