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An Empirical Analysis of Labor Immigration Programs in Forty-Six Countries

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the key features of labor immigration programs in high and middle-income countries in practice. After providing an overview of existing academic and policy literature that ... More


Regulating the Admission and Rights of Migrant Workers: Policy Rationales in High-Income Countries

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the drivers of the relationships between openness, skill levels of workers, and migrant rights in high-income countries. It considers each of the three relationships—between ... More


The Ethics of Labor Immigration Policy

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the ethics of labor immigration policy, moving the discussion from a positive analysis of “what is” to the equally important normative question of “what should be.” If ... More


Low-Skilled Labour Migration

Christiane Kuptsch and Philip Martin

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores three questions: what global institutions regulate the international migration of low‐skilled workers (ILO and UN Conventions, regional and bilateral agreements), what processes ... More


Nation-States, Labor Immigration, and Migrant Rights: What Can We Expect?

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the potential interrelationships between migrant rights and national policies for admitting migrant workers. It explains how we can expect high-income countries to regulate the ... More


Labor Emigration and Rights Abroad: The Perspectives of Migrants and Their Countries of Origin

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines how high-income countries' restrictions of labor immigration and migrant rights affect the interests of migrants and their countries of origin, and how migrants and sending ... More


The Rights of Migrant Workers: Reframing the Debate

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book examines how and why high-income countries restrict the rights of migrant workers as part of their labor immigration policies, along with the implications for policy debates about ... More


The Price of Rights: What Next for Human Rights–Based Approaches to International Labor Migration?

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the implications of the analysis in this book for human rights debates and the rights-based approaches to migration advocated by many international organizations and ... More


The Human Rights of Migrant Workers: Why Do So Few Countries Care?

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines why so few countries have ratified international legal instruments for the protection of the rights of migrant workers. The existing literature has identified a host of legal ... More


The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Martin Ruhs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Many low-income countries and development organizations are calling for greater liberalization of labor immigration policies in high-income countries. At the same time, human rights organizations and ... More


International Migration and Economic Development

Deepak Nayyar

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter situates international migration in the wider context of the world economy to analyze what it means for economic development, with an approach and focus which represent a departure from ... More


Introduction

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter highlights the threats to migrants' rights and safety that flow from U.S. policies relating to immigration control, international trade, drug-trafficking suppression, and national ... More


Human Rights and Immigration Control Wrongs

Tom K. Wong

in Rights, Deportation, and Detention in the Age of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804793063
eISBN:
9780804794572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793063.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines and inventories what the human rights of migrants are as a matter of international human rights law, focusing on rights in the context of deportation and immigration detention. ... More


International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Samuel Martinez

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

In this book, a multidisciplinary group of scholars examines how the actions of the United States as a global leader are worsening pressures on people worldwide to migrate, while simultaneously ... More


International Approaches to Governing Temporary Labour Migrants: A Critical Assessment of the UN Committee on Migrant Workers, the ILO Conventions on Labour Migration, and the International Migrants Alliance

Ethel Tungohan

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

International organizations are increasingly involved in attempts to address the growing global problem of the mistreatment of migrant workers, with a view to better managing migration flows, so as ... More


Belonging in Translation: Solidarity and Migrant Activism in Japan

Reiko Shindo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529201871
eISBN:
9781529201918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201871.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first book to investigate how migrants and migrant rights activists work together to generate new forms of citizenship identities through the use of language. It begins with an overview ... More


Migration and Citizenship

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho

in Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606661
eISBN:
9781503607460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers the way that multidirectional migration flows are transforming national citizenship and its territorial premises. Eschewing the tendency to study emigration and immigration as ... More


Conclusion

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on three overarching points of concern to students and advocates of migrant rights. U.S. foreign policy has contradictory global effects on migrants. Rather than curbing ... More


Inclusive Exclusion

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how rural migrants continue to describe themselves in a way that magnifies their abandonment and abjection, regardless of the social assistance directed toward them. This ... More


Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Cathryn Costello and Mark Freedland (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This collection has its origins in the recognition that there is a highly significant and under-considered intersection and interaction between migration law and labour law. It is the culmination of ... More


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