1st Edition

Sustainable Development Goals and Migration

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ISBN 9780367365400
November 26, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge India
240 Pages 25 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book looks at migration in contemporary society and its interrelations with development. It presents the complexities and dilemmas associated with migration, the changes in theoretical and historical perspectives on migration and development, and the role of policies and the sustainable development goals in this context.

The volume views migration as a phenomenon for advancing human development outcomes. It deals with wide-ranging issues including labour migration, the idea of decent work, migration and transnationalism, remittances, social networks and capital, and addressing poverty. The chapters highlight the focus of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its relevance on migrant rights, safeguarding livelihoods and health. They also offer insights into regional and international co-operation on policies for migration, social growth and protection, and citizenship. With comparative analyses of data, trends and development indicators as well as various case studies, this volume examines the impact of migration on international relations and politics, labour market outcomes, gender, youth and education among others. It also discusses the loss of lives and livelihoods due to the Covid-19 pandemic, its impact on migration and the effects of the pandemic on the contemporary discussions on migration and SDGs.

Rich in empirical data, this book will be an excellent read for scholars and researchers of migration and diaspora studies, development studies, refugee studies, public policy and governance, international relations, political studies, political economy, sociology and South Asian Studies.

Table of Contents

1.Development for All: Migration in the 2030 Agenda and Mapping Migration Related SDGs 2. Sorrows of South Asian Refugees: Conceptualizing the Refugee Regime for SAARC 3. Migration Governance and the Global Compact on Migration 4. Combating Trafficking in persons through Effective Law Enforcement and Collaborative Casework 5. Student Migration and its Development Impact: Case Study of Highly Skilled Youth Migration 6. Young Migrant Women from South Asia in the UAE: Issues and Challenges 7. Young Bonded Labourers –The Unseen and the Unheard in the Context of Migration and SDGs 8. Outcomes of International Migration: Migrant HHs Compared with Non-Migrant HHs in Punjab 9. The Interplay 0f News Frames on the Issue of Illegal Immigration in India’s Northeast 10. Moving Towards a Better Future: Education through Placemaking with Migrant Children 11. Problems of Youth Organizations and Women/ Girl Trafficking in the Tea Plantations of North Bengal 12. Unskilled Labour Migration and Access to Decent Work in Informal Construction Sector of Northern Kerala

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P. Sivakumar is Head at the Centre for Monitoring, Evaluation and Impact Analysis (CMEIA) and Faculty and Head in Charge of the Department of Development Studies, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.

S. Irudaya Rajan is Chairman of the International Institute of Migration and Development, India (IIMAD). Prior to this, he was Professor at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Kerala, India.