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Trends in International Migration in and from Africa

Aderanti Adepoju

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Africa is a region of considerable, essentially intra‐continental migration, consisting of regional movement by refugees, undocumented migrants, and seasonal labour migrants. Emigrants to northern ... More


“Do No Harm”: The Asian Female Migrant and Feminist Debates in the Global Anti-trafficking Movement

Nancie Caraway

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a perspective on the panoply of responses to the conditions of human trafficking as a downside of globalization. Globalization is defined in this chapter as a world-historical ... More


Gender under reconstruction: Negotiating gender identities of marriage migrant women from Asia in South Korea

Yonson Ahn

in After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates gender roles expected or imposed on the female marriage migrants as wives of South Korean nationals. The recent social conditions of a low birth rate, a long life ... More


The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Johan A. Lindquist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the late 1960s the Indonesian island of Batam has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a booming frontier town, where foreign investment, mostly from neighboring Singapore, ... More


Migration and Labour

Laurens E. Tacoma

in Moving Romans: Migration to Rome in the Principate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198768050
eISBN:
9780191821868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768050.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 discusses the capacity of the city to absorb migrants by studying the properties of the labour market. In order to know how open the labour market was, four basic dichotomies that ... More


The New Faces of Eldercare

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 2 opens with a description of the growing role of female migrant labor in the provision of home eldercare assistance and then proceeds to explore how this labor force became available. In ... More


Street Trade

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about how women dominate as vendors in the streets, markets, and shops. This is especially important for female migrants from the countryside, for whom trade is often the most ... More


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