1st Edition

Labour Mobility and Rural Society

Edited By Arjan de Haan, Ben Rogaly Copyright 2002
    208 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Comprising seven edited pieces of detailed empirical work drawn from recent research, this title reveals the dynamics behind the movements of poor people in South and South East Asia and Africa.

    Introduction - migrant workers and their role in rural change, Arjan de Haan and Ben Rogaly; Fulani on the move - seasonal economic migration in the Sahel as a social process, Kate Hampshire; migration, livelihoods and institutions - contrasting patterns of migration in Mali, Arjan de Haan et al; brokered livelihoods - debt, labour migration and development in tribal; western India, David Mosse et al; seasonal migration and welfare/illfare in eastern India - a social analysis, Ben Rogaly et al; migration and livelihoods in historical perspective - a case study of Bihar, India, Arjan de Haan; daughters and displacement - migration dynamics in an Indonesian transmigration area, Rebecca Elmhirst; gender, migration and multiple livelihoods -cases from eastern and southern Africa, Elizabeth Francis.


    Haan, Arjan de; Rogaly, Ben