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Dynamics of Indian Migration : Historical and Current Perspectives (Reprint) (Paperback)

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This volume is a multidisciplinary approach to the subject of Indian international emigration and comprises contributions by demographers, economists, sociologists, geographers, anthropologists and historians.

The book highlights emerging issues such as the political economy of international migration, skilled and unskilled migration, body shopping, return migration, immigration policies in the Gulf and experiences of emigrants from the states of Kerala and Punjab. It focuses on the current dimensions like skilled migrants in the IT sector of Malaysia, the entrepreneurial ventures of Keralites in the UAE, household remittances, inequality and poverty in Kerala, the gender dimension of Indian migration (with focus on nurses and housemaids in the Gulf) and cross-border migratory movements connected to the European Union, with an overview of the migration of Sikhs and Tamils to France. Finally, it carries a discussion of the evolution of India’s public policies towards its diaspora.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 433
Genre: Political Science, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Demography, Sociology / General, International Relations / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: January 29, 2016
TCIN: 51162108
UPC: 9781138660038
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-0383
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