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Changing Nature of Forced Migration: Vulnerabilities and Responsibilities in South and Southeast Asia

Amin, Sara N. and Ganepola, Varuni and Dissanayake, L. (2016) Changing Nature of Forced Migration: Vulnerabilities and Responsibilities in South and Southeast Asia. [Book, Journal, Proceedings Edited]

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Abstract

Protracted conflicts, unequal burden sharing, climate change, globalization, and shifting policies regarding immigration, asylum, work and development are changing the nature of forced displacements and blurring the line between forced migration and economic migration. This book looks at migration dynamics of South and Southeast Asia examining these shifts to contribute to a more interdisciplinary and comprehensive picture of migration for both research and policy-making. We highlight research about migration patterns of groups that are often invisible in the study of migration—women, IPDs, environmental refugees and migrants, South-South migrants, and those that stay behind. Questions addressed in this book include: •How do the causes and consequences of the vulnerabilities of refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), trafficked peoples and migrant workers intersect and diverge? •How do these groups respond to and manage the challenges that their vulnerabilities pose? •What do the commonalities and specificities imply for how responsibilities should be distributed among nation-states, the international community, and regional and local actors? •How are these processes mediated by gender and other identity dimensions implicated in movement of peoples?

Item Type: Book, Journal, Proceedings Edited
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Sara Amin
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 11:05
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 09:42
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/9440
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