South Asian migration to Gulf countries: history, policies, development

Contributor(s): Jain, Prakash C [Editor] | Oommen, Ginu Zacharia [Editor]
Publisher: New Delhi Routledge 2016Description: xx, 307 p.ISBN: 9781138191419Subject(s): South Asia - Emigration and immigration | Foreign workers | Middle East - Persian Gulf StatesDDC classification: 331.6209536 Summary: South Asians constitute the largest expatriate population in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Their contribution in the socio-economic, technological and educational development of GCC nations is immense. This book offers one of the first systematic analysis of South Asia–Gulf migration dynamics and its varied impact on countries such as India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It deals with public policy, socio-economic mobility, remittance policy, global financial crisis and labour issues. Bringing together essays from contributors from around the world, the volume reveals not only the multi-dimensionality of the migration process between the two regions, but also the diversity and the underlying unity of the South Asian countries. This book will be invaluable to scholars and students of migration studies, development studies and sociology as well as policy-makers, administrators, academics, and non-governmental organisations in the field. https://www.routledge.com/South-Asian-Migration-to-Gulf-Countries-History-Policies-Development/Jain-Oommen/p/book/9781138898943
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Table of Contents:

Part I: Comparative and Theoretical Issues
1. South Asian Migration to GCC Countries: Emerging Trends and Challenges
2. Arab versus Asian Migrant Workers in the GCC Countries
3. Aspects of Indian Migration in the Persian Gulf Region, 1820–1947
4. GCC’s Immigration Policies: Contextualising South Asian Migration

Part II: Dynamic of Migration 5. Indian Labour Migration to the Gulf Countries
6. Spatial Mobility and the Migratory Strategies of Kerala Immigrants in the UAE
7. Revisiting the Saga of Bangladeshi Labour Migration to the Gulf States: Need for New Theoretical and Methodological Approaches
8. From Rupees to Dirhams: Remittances and Labour Migration from Nepal to the GCC Region

Part III: Impact of Migration
9. Bangladeshi Labour Migration to Saudi Arabia
10. Female Labour Migration from Sri Lanka to the Gulf Countries
11. Choosing a Profession in Order to Leave: Migration of Malayali Nurses to the Gulf Countries
12. Migration to the Gulf Region and Socio-economic Mobility in Pakistan
13. The Financial Crisis in the Gulf and its Impact on South Asian Migrant Workers

South Asians constitute the largest expatriate population in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Their contribution in the socio-economic, technological and educational development of GCC nations is immense. This book offers one of the first systematic analysis of South Asia–Gulf migration dynamics and its varied impact on countries such as India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It deals with public policy, socio-economic mobility, remittance policy, global financial crisis and labour issues. Bringing together essays from contributors from around the world, the volume reveals not only the multi-dimensionality of the migration process between the two regions, but also the diversity and the underlying unity of the South Asian countries.

This book will be invaluable to scholars and students of migration studies, development studies and sociology as well as policy-makers, administrators, academics, and non-governmental organisations in the field.

https://www.routledge.com/South-Asian-Migration-to-Gulf-Countries-History-Policies-Development/Jain-Oommen/p/book/9781138898943

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