Migration, Gender and Social Justice: Perspectives on Human by Thanh-Dam Truong, Des Gasper, Jeff Handmaker, Sylvia I.

By Thanh-Dam Truong, Des Gasper, Jeff Handmaker, Sylvia I. Bergh

This e-book is the fabricated from a collaborative attempt concerning companions from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin the United States who have been funded by way of the overseas improvement examine Centre Programme on ladies and Migration (2006-2011). The foreign Institute of Social reports at Erasmus college Rotterdam spearheaded a venture meant to distill and refine the examine findings, connecting them to broader literatures and interdisciplinary issues. The ebook examines commonalities and modifications within the operation of assorted buildings of strength (gender, classification, race/ethnicity, iteration) and their interactions in the institutional domain names of intra-national and particularly inter-national migration that produce context-specific sorts of social injustice. extra contributions were incorporated with a view to hide problems with criminal liminality and the way the social building of not just femininity but in addition masculinity impacts all migrants and all ladies. The ensuing set of nineteen targeted, interconnected case stories makes a priceless contribution to reorienting our perceptions and values within the discussions and decision-making relating migration, and to elevating knowledge of key concerns in migrants’ rights.

All chapters have been anonymously peer-reviewed. This e-book resulted from a chain of tasks funded via the overseas improvement learn Centre (IDRC), Canada.

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Accordingly, she addresses the grey area between labour laws and migration laws in Thailand, and the consequences this has for migrant children’s education. In doing so, Petchot reveals the structural opportunities for expanding migrants’ rights in Thailand by exploiting the tensions between the labour laws and immigration laws. The approaches adopted by the contributors in this section differ, although they cover similar case studies. For example, Vlieger and Petchot place greater emphasis on the receiving state and its institutions and less emphasis on the migrant herself.

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A human rights and human security perspective adopts, in contrast, a global framework for according sympathetic attention and respect to all persons, as well as for understanding interconnections worldwide, including global-local and local-local. The book's set of studies contributes, we hope, to understanding and responding to the reality that the 'people on the move' are now often primarily women, who are typically subject to migration regimes that, in the terms we used earlier, bear and promote distinct gendered values, norms and characteristics.

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