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Dynamics of Indian migration: historical and current perspectives

By: Rajan, S. Irudaya.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Routledge 2011Description: xvi, 433.ISBN: 9780415685665.Subject(s): Foreign workers, East Indian | East Indian diaspora | East Indians - Foreign countries | India - Emigration and immigrationDDC classification: 331.6254 Summary: The book highlights emerging issues such as the political economy of international migration, skilled and unskilled migration, body shopping, return migration, immigration policies in the Gulf and experiences of emigrants from the states of Kerala and Punjab. It focuses on the current dimensions like skilled migrants in the IT sector of Malaysia, the entrepreneurial ventures of Keralites in the UAE, household remittances, inequality and poverty in Kerala, the gender dimension of Indian migration (with focus on nurses and housemaids in the Gulf) and cross-border migratory movements connected to the European Union, with an overview of the migration of Sikhs and Tamils to France. Finally, it carries a discussion of the evolution of India?s public policies towards its diaspora. (http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415685665/)
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The book highlights emerging issues such as the political economy of international migration, skilled and unskilled migration, body shopping, return migration, immigration policies in the Gulf and experiences of emigrants from the states of Kerala and Punjab. It focuses on the current dimensions like skilled migrants in the IT sector of Malaysia, the entrepreneurial ventures of Keralites in the UAE, household remittances, inequality and poverty in Kerala, the gender dimension of Indian migration (with focus on nurses and housemaids in the Gulf) and cross-border migratory movements connected to the European Union, with an overview of the migration of Sikhs and Tamils to France. Finally, it carries a discussion of the evolution of India?s public policies towards its diaspora. (http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415685665/)

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