This series brings together international networks of migration scholars and policy-makers to document and discuss research on various facets of migration. It encourages interdisciplinary commentaries on diverse aspects of the migration experience and continues to focus on the economic, social, cultural, ethical, security, and policy ramifications of international movements of people.
Table of Contents
India Migration Report 2010: Governance and Labour Migration
1. Historical Overview of International Migration by S Irudaya Rajan and Prabhat Kumar 2. Remittances, Consumption, Investment and Economic Growth by Hrushikesh Mallick 3. Impact of Rupee Appreciation on Remittances by K K George and S Remya 4. Maturity in Kerala Emigration: Results from the Kerala Migration Survey by K C Zachariah and S Irudaya Rajan 5. Cross-Border Migration in Developing Countries by Jyoti Parimal Sarkar 6. Migration and Gender Empowerment: Emerging Issues by Jayati Ghosh 7. Gender Mobility and State Response: Indian Domestic Workers in the UAE by P. Bindhulakshmi 8. Understanding Female Emigration: Experience of Housemaids by S Irudaya Rajan and Sunitha Sukendran 9. Student Nurses and Their Migration Plans: A Kerala Case Study by Margaret Walton-Roberts 10. Necessity Changes the Rules: Impact of Male Migration and Spatial Mobility of Women in Kerala by Aafke Marije Heringa 11. Policy on International Migration Reforms in India by S Krishna Kumar 12. Looking Beyond the Emigration Act 1983: Revisiting the Recruitment Practices in India by S Irudaya Rajan, V J Varghese and M S Jayakumar 13. Managing Migration from India: Lessons from the Philippines by S Irudaya Rajan and U S Mishra
India Migration Report 2011: Migration, Identity and Conflict
1. Facets of Indian Mobility: An Update S. Irudaya Rajan and U. S. Mishra 2. Internal Migration in India: Are the Underclass More Mobile? R. B. Bhagat 3. Rural-to-Urban Migration in India: A District Level Analysis Arup Mitra and Mayumi Murayama 4. Short-Duration Migration in India Vijay Korra 5. Magnitude of Migration from the Northeastern Region of India Rikil Chyrmang 6. Politics of Migration and Conflict S. Irudaya Rajan, Vijay Korra and Rikil Chyrmang 7. Can the Licensing-Inspection Mechanism Deliver Justice to Interstate Migrant Workman? N. R. Madhava Menon 8. In Search of Livelihoods: Migration and Mobility from Karnataka to Goa Ajay Bailey 9. Reasons for Rural--Urban Migration: Recent Evidences from Bangalore Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy 10. Job Recruitment Networks and Migration to Cities in India Vegard Iversen, Kunal Sen, Arjan Verschoor and Amaresh Dubey 11. Caste, Ethnicity and Migration: Linking Recruitment and Labour Process Mythri Prasad Aleyamma 12. Migration and Female Employment in India: Macro-evidence G. Remya Prabha 13. Multiple Identities and Migratory Dynamics among Nurses Sreelekha Nair 14. Closely Woven: Domestic Work and Internal Migration of Women in India Neetha N. 15. On Examining Migration--Poverty Nexus in Urban India William Joe, Priyajit Samaiyar and U. S. Mishra 16. Outside and Inside the Nation: Migrant Narratives and the Making of a Productive Citizen in Kerala V. J. Varghese 17. Impact of Emigration and Remittances on Goan Economy K. C. Zachariah and S. Irudaya Rajan 18. Emigration and Remittances in Kerala in the Context of Surge in Oil Prices K. C. Zachariah and S. Irudaya Rajan 19. High skilled Migration and its Economic Implications for India Sunil Mani
India Migration Report 2012: Global Financial Crisis, Migration and Remittances
1. The Global Economic Crisis and Governance of Human Mobility Bimal Ghosh 2. Migration and Development Linkages Re-examined in the Context of the Global Economic Crisis S. Irudaya Rajan and B. A. Prakash 3. The Global Economic Crisis and Impact on Migration from South-Asian and South-East Asian Countries: What are the Lessons to be Learned? Vanessa Steinmayer 4. The Effect of the Global Economic Imbalance on Migrant Workers and Economies of the Gulf Cooperation Council Olga Marzovilla 5. The Financial Crisis in the Gulf and its Impact on South Asian Migration and Remittances S. Irudaya Rajan and D. Narayana 6. Dubai Model and the Impact of the Financial Crisis on South Asian Migrant Workers in the United Arab Emirates D. Narayana and Vinoj Abraham 7. Global Financial Crisis and Its Consequences on Migrants in Qatar: Macro and Micro Perspectives Hrushikesh Mallick and Udaya Shankar Mishra 8. Global Financial Crisis and the Migrant Labour Market: A Study of Kuwait K. Pushpangadan and M. Parameswaran 9. Low-Skilled Indian Construction Workers in the Gulf, Singapore and Malaysia: Return to India, Reintegration and Re-migration Auke Boere 10. Impact of the Global Recession on Migration and Remittances: The Kerala Experience K. C. Zachariah and S. Irudaya Rajan 11. Global Financial Crisis and Return of South Asian Gulf Migrants: Patterns and Determinants of their Integration to Local Labour Markets Vinoj Abraham and S. Irudaya Rajan 12. Inclusive Growth and Economic Crises: Labour Migration and Poverty in India Arjan de Haan 13. Food Inflation and Financial Crisis in India: Impact on Women and Children
India Migration Report 2013: Social Costs of Migration
1. Children ‘Left Behind’ Negotiating Parental Migration: Preliminary Results from a State-Wide Survey S. Irudaya Rajan and Aparna Nair 2. Voice of the Parents: Left Behind Meera Balarajan 3. Ways of Ageing and the Meaning of Death: Transnational Families and Ageing Parents Shaping Intergenerational Solidarity Mathilde Plard 4. Life-Long Mobilities and its Impact on the Elderly Manja Bomhoff 5. Impact of Migration on the Elderly: The Kerala Experience K. C. Zachariah and S. Irudaya Rajan 6. ‘There is No Feeling of [Belongingness]; in India We Know Everybody’: Daily and Social Life Experiences of Older Indian Immigrants in the United States Karuna Sharma and Candace L. Kemp 7. Economic Impact of Migration on the Family: The Case of International Female Labour Migration R. S. Reshmi and Sayeed Unisa 8. Husbands’ Out-Migration and Familial Support at Origin: An Insight on Left-Behind Wives Sujata Ganguly and Sayeed Unisa 9. Adapting, Adjusting and Accommodating: Social Costs of Migration to Saudi Arabia S. Irudaya Rajan and Jolin Joseph 10. Transnational Masculinity: Indian Nurses’ Husbands in Ireland Marie Percot 11. Migration, Remittance, and Contraceptive Use in India Apoorva Jadhav 12. Peasant Migrations and Transition Costs: An Exploratory Analysis R. Vijay 13. Nurse Emigration from Kerala: ‘Brain Circulation’ or ‘Trap’? Margaret Walton-Roberts and S. Irudaya Rajan 14. Protecting Indian Migrant Workers through Bilateral Agreements and MoUs: Are They Enough? Piyasiri Wickramasekara 15. Facilitating Skilled Mobility under Preferential Arrangements Rupa Chanda 16. Capitalist Development and the Informalization of Labour Markets in India Moushumi Basu 17. Global Crisis and the Return of Indian Emigrant Workers from West Asia: Findings of a Survey of Return Emigrants in Kerala B. A. Prakash 18. Mobility of Women Workers from South Asia to the Gulf: Stakeholders’ Responses Rakkee Thimothy 19. Remittances to India: Performance, Relative Stability and Current Research Concerns Milly Sil
India Migration Report 2014: Diaspora and Development
Foreword Oommen Chandy. 1. Diaspora and Development: Critical Issues Dilip Ratha and Sonia Plaza 2. Diaspora and Development: Case Study of the Indo-EU Diaspora Alwyn Didar Singh 3. Diaspora and Development: Theoretical Perspectives Amba Pande 4. Diaspora, Transnationalism and Development Ajaya Kumar Sahoo 5. Engaging the Indian Diaspora for Development Smita Tiwari 6. Professional Diaspora Networks and Philanthropy in the Healthcare Sector T. L. S. Bhaskar 7. Return of Diasporas: India's Growth Story vs Global Crisis S. Irudaya Rajan, V., Kurusu and Saramma Panicker C. K. 8. Punjabi Diaspora and Educational Development Kaveri Qureshi and Filippo Osella 9. Land, Migration and Identity: Changing Punjabi Transnationalism Steve Taylor 10. Diaspora and Remittances Milly Sil 11. Future Diasporas? International Student Migration from India to the UK S. Irudaya Rajan and Neha Wadhawan 12. Ethnic Indians in India's Look East Policy Amit Singh 13. The Indian Diaspora in Oman Veronika Deffner 14. Indian Migrant Experiences in Oman and Bahrain Radhika Kanchana and S. Irudaya Rajan 15. Nitaqat � Second Wave of Saudization: Is it an Answer to the Domestic Discontent? Zakir Hussain 16. Kerala Emigration to Saudi Arabia: Prospects under the Nitaqat Law K. C. Zachariah, S. Irudaya Rajan and Jolin Joseph 17. Migration and Inequality Raju John 18. International Trade in Health Services: An Indian Experience Soumi Roy Chowdhury 19. Capability Quotient of the North-Eastern Out-Migrants Pinak Sarkar 20. Living Conditions of Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees in India C. Valathe
S. Irudaya Rajan is Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. With more than three decades of research experience in Kerala, he has coordinated seven major migration surveys (1998, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2016) in Kerala (with Professor K.C. Zachariah), led the migration surveys in Goa (2008) and Tamil Nadu (2015) and provided technical support to the Gujarat Migration Survey (2010) and Punjab Migration Survey (2011). He has published extensively in national and international journals on demographic, social, economic, political and psychological implications of international migration. Professor Rajan is currently engaged in several projects on international migration with the New York University, UAE Exchange Centre, India Centre for Migration of the Ministry of External Affairs and International Labour Migration. He worked closely with the erstwhile Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India, Department of Non-Resident Keralite Affairs (NORKA), Government of Kerala and Kerala State Planning Board. He is currently co-chairing the working group on NORKA for the thirteenth five-year plan (2017–2022) of Kerala State Planning Board, Government of Kerala, and is initiating the Kerala Migration Survey 2018, funded by the Department of NORKA, Government of Kerala. He is editor of the two Routledge series India Migration Report (annual) since 2010 and South Asia Migration Report (biennial) and is the founder and editor-in-chief of the journal Migration and Development.