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India Migrations Reader

1st Edition

Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

Routledge India

188 pages | 20 B/W Illus.

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This volume brings together critical and landmark studies in Indian migration.

  • Covers a range of key themes — emigration policy in countries of destination and origin, development and remittances, gender issues, impact of the global financial crisis, conflict, and inclusive growth

  • Looks at new and emerging patterns in Indian migration

  • Includes essays by major scholars in the field

The book will be useful to scholars and researchers of development studies, migration and diaspora studies, economics and sociology. It will also interest policymakers and government institutions working in the area.

Table of Contents

Figures. Tables. Contributors. Introduction.The Changing Faces of Indian Migration 1. Migration Policy Reforms in India: Some Reflections S. Krishna Kumar 2. Diaspora and Development: Critical Issues Dilip Ratha and Sonia Plaza 3. Migration and Gender Empowerment: Emerging Issues Jayati Ghosh 4. Mobility of Women Workers from South Asia to the Gulf: Stakeholders’ Reponses Rakkee Thimothy 5. The Global Economic Crisis and Governance of Human Mobility Bimal Ghosh 6. Kerala Emigration to Saudi Arabia: Prospects under the Nitaqat Law K. C. Zachariah, S. Irudaya Rajan and Jolin Joseph 7. Internal Migration in India: Are the Underclass More Mobile? R. B. Bhagat 8. Politics of Conflict and Migration S. Irudaya Rajan, Vijay Korra and Rikil Chyrmang 9. Capitalist Development and the Informalization of Labour Markets in India Moushumi Basu 10. Inclusive Growth and Economic Crises: Labour Migration and Poverty in India Arjan de Haan. Index

About the Editor

S. Irudaya Rajan is Professor at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General