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Migrations in South Asia

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This Series interrogates contemporary forms of migrations in the region shaped by colonial pasts of several South Asian countries and present global economic and political forces. The volumes in the Series intersect with various dimensions of migration such as gender, economic disparity, cross-border movements, citizenship, nativism, conflicts, identity, and religion. They engage with labour processes, urbanisation, agrarian relations, climate change, displacement, neoliberal developmentalism, and state policies. Using transdisciplinary perspectives, the Series intervenes in the socio-economic and cultural aspects of migration, histories, networks, linkages, disruptions, social movements, mutations in social relations, new technologies of migrants’ enumeration and surveillance, and changing paradigm of government and politics in the countries of South Asia. The Series also aims to study the dynamics of international migration in and out of the region.

The Series will provide a platform for scholars in the South Asia region working on Migration Studies to share their work and create a vibrant research collective, thereby enriching and diversifying the field. The books in the series will be of interest to those in migration and refugee studies, development studies, social work, political economy, political studies, sociology and social anthropology, gender studies, contemporary history, South Asian Studies and Global South studies.

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Migration, Memories, and the

Migration, Memories, and the "Unfinished" Partition

1st Edition


Edited By Amit Ranjan
March 12, 2024

This book looks at migration through the lens of the 1947 Partition of India. The Partition uprooted millions of people from their homelands. This volume examines the initial difficulties faced by the refugees in settling down in their adopted land. It analyses the state’s efforts in facilitating ...

Home, Belonging and Memory in Migration Leaving and Living

Home, Belonging and Memory in Migration: Leaving and Living

1st Edition

Edited By Sadan Jha, Pushpendra Kumar Singh
September 25, 2023

This volume explores ideas of home, belonging and memory in migration through the social realities of leaving and living. It discusses themes and issues such as locating migrant subjectivities and belonging; sociability and wellbeing; the making of a village; bondage and seasonality; dislocation ...

Environment, Climate Change and Migration in South Asia

Environment, Climate Change and Migration in South Asia

1st Edition

Edited By Amit Ranjan, Rajesh Kharat, Pallavi Deka
March 31, 2023

Climate change has been fueling migration, and, according to some policy reports, there could more than one billion climate migrants/refugees across the world by 2050. In South Asia, disasters, environmental degradation, and climate change are increasing the number of migrants every year. In South ...

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