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Transnational Migration And Work In Asia / Edition 1

Transnational Migration And Work In Asia / Edition 1

by Kevin Hewison, Ken Young
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ISBN-13: 9780415368896
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/21/2005
Series: Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Globalization and Migrant Workers in Asia Part 1: Globalization and Migration 2. Globalization and the Changing Management of Migrating Service Workers in the Asia Pacific 3. The Country and the Cities Part 2: Migrant Workers, Trafficking and the State 4. Lao Migrant Workers in Thailand 5. Positioning the Product: Indonesian Migrant Women Workers in Taiwan 6. Thai Workers in Hong Kong 7. Building Hong Kong: Nepalese Labour in the Construction Sector 8. Filipino Nightclub Hostesses in Hong Kong: Vulnerability to Trafficking and Other Human Rights Abuses 9. Migrant Workers in Macao: Labour and Globalization 10. Exploitation in Global Supply Chains: Burmese Migrant Workers in Mae Sot, Thailand Part 3: Issues in Policy-Making about Migrant Labour 11. Saving Pennies for the State. A New Role for Filipino Migrant Workers? 12. Trading Labour-Trading Rights: The Regional Dynamics of Rights Recognition for Migrant Workers in the Asia-Pacific

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