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Title Transnational migration and work in Asia / edited by Kevin Hewison and Ken Young.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, ©2006.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 238 pages) : illustrations
1 online resource (xii, 238 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asian studies ; 5
Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asian studies ; 5.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Transnationalism.
Foreign workers -- Asia.
Asia -- Emigration and immigration.
Contents Introduction : globalization and migrant workers in Asia / Kevin Hewison and Ken Young -- Globalization and the changing management of migrating service workers in the Asia-Pacific / Ken Young -- The country and the cities / Adrian Vickers -- Lao migrant workers in Thailand / Maniemai Thongyou and Dusadee Ayuwat -- Positioning the product : Indonesian migrant women workers in Taiwan / Anne Loveband -- Thai workers in Hong Kong / Kevin Hewison -- Building Hong Kong : Nepalese labour in the construction sector/ Stephen Frost -- Filipino nightclub hostesses in Hong Kong : vulnerability to trafficking and other human rights abuses / Robyn Emerton and Carole Petersen -- Migrant workers in Macao : labour and globalization / Alex H. Choi -- Exploitation in global supply chains : Burmese migrant workers in Mae Sot, Thailand / Dennis Arnold and Kevin Hewison -- From wage labourers to investors? : Filipina migrant domestic workers and popular capitalism / Kathleen Weekley -- Trading labour-trading rights : the regional dynamics of rights recognition for migrant workers in the Asia-Pacific / Rochelle Ball and Nicola Piper.
Summary Focusing on the issues associated with migrating for work both in and from the Asian region, this book sheds light on the debate over migration and trafficking. With contributions from an international team of well-known scholars, the book sets labour migration firmly within the context of globalization, providing a focused, contemporary discussion of what is undoubtedly a major twenty-first century concern. Transnational Migration and Work in Asia analyzes workers motivations and rationalities, highlighting the similarities of migration experiences throughout Asia. Presenting in-depth case stu.
Other Author Hewison, Kevin.
Young, Ken, 1942-
Other Title Print version: Transnational migration and work in Asia. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, ©2006