India Migration Report 2016 discusses migration to the Persian Gulf region. This volume: looks at contemporary labour recruitment and policy, both in India and in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries; explores gender issues in migration to Gulf countries; and brings together the latest field data on migrants across states in India. Part of
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1 Deterritorialisation of Keralam: economy, society and polity K.N. Harilal and C.S. Akhil2 Resettlement of Indian transnational labour migrant families of Gulf: questions of income, neoliberal subjectivity and oikonomia Shareena Banu C.P.3 The need for systemic reform in migrant labour recruitment Ray Jureidini4 Institutional strengthening of the offices of labour attach of India in Gulf: field experiences from the United Arab Emirates and Qatar S. Irudaya Rajan and Arya Suresh5 Contemporary Indian labour migration in the GCC region: emerging challenges and opportunities George S. Naufal, Froilan T. Malit Jr and Ismail H. Genc6 Working and living conditions of migrant workers in the GCC Abdoulaye Diop, Kien Trung Le and Michael C. Ewers7 Are India‘s policies increasing the vulnerability of its female migrants in the Arab Gulf countries? Radhika Kanchana8 Coming to Qatar: a snapshot of the experience of Indian labour migrants 106Arjun S. Bedi, S. Irudaya Rajan and Ganesh Seshan9 Tamil emigrants in the United Arab Emirates Chitra Ranganathan10 Protection of labour migrants at destination countries: a note on the Indian Community Welfare Fund T.l.S. Bhaskar11 A profile of second-generation Indian high school students in Kuwait Nasra M. Shah12 Gulf migration in a time of regulation: do migration controls and labour market restrictions in Saudi Arabia produce irregularity? S. Irudaya Rajan and Jolin Joseph13 The micropolitics of Indian recruitment agencies: India-Gulf migration from a local Indian perspective Mary E. Breeding14 Gulf migration beyond the economic lens: configuring the neoliberal self Laavanya Kathiravelu15 Evaluating population estimates for migrants in the United Arab Emirates: a demographic analysis of a migration-driven popula
S. Irudaya Rajan is Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. His recent works include Politics of Migration (with A. Didar Singh, 2016), Researching International Migration (with K.C. Zachariah, 2015) and Emigration in 21st-Century India (with Krishna Kumar, 2014).