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Migrant labour in the Pacific

Joris De Bres

Migrant labour in the Pacific

by Joris De Bres

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Published by Corso in [Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Alien labor -- New Zealand,
    • Migrant labor -- New Zealand,
    • New Zealand -- Emigration and immigration

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Statementby Joris de Bres, Rob Campbell [and] Peter Harris.
      ContributionsCampbell, Robert James, 1949- joint author., Harris, Peter joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8930.5 .D4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationca. 110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4924225M
      LC Control Number76350506

      The number of women migrants in many countries in the Asia-Pacific region is on the rise. While migration can provide unique opportunities for female workers to improve their livelihoods and gain greater autonomy, it also exposes them to new types of vulnerability and discrimination. This brief looks at the trends and patterns in female labor migration in the Asia-Pacific region as well as key. Me Migrant features the poems of Md Mukul Hossine – poems originally written in Bengali by Mukul, transcreated by Singapore poet Cyril Wong based on English translations by Fariha Imran and Farouk Ahammed. It represents the voice of hope and inclusiveness, of longing and dreaming, of .

      Foreign workers are self-regulating, points out Philip Martin, who studies migrant labour at the University of California, Davis. Because there are usually more willing migrants than farm jobs.   How migrant workers are critical to the future of Australia’s agricultural industry Octo pm EDT A new program for Pacific Seasonal Workers has also been introduced.

      Service Economies examines how working-class labor occupies a central space in linking the United States and Asia to South Korea’s changing global position from a U.S. neocolony to a subempire. Foregrounding gender, sexuality, and race, Jin-kyung Lee reimagines the South Korean economic ‘miracle’ as a global and regional articulation of industrial, military, and sexual proletarianization.   Professor Recounts Lost History of Migrant Workers in New Book When UC Merced Professor Mario Sifuentez was a graduate student, he didn’t have to look far to find a subject to research — members of his family had been migrant workers in Oregon for many years, but he could find very few texts documenting how such workers got.


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Beyond Hawai‘i tells the stories of these forgotten indigenous workers and how their labor shaped the Pacific World, the global economy, and the environment. Whether harvesting sandalwood or bird guano, hunting whales, or mining gold, these migrant workers were essential to the expansion of transnational capitalism and global ecological : Paperback.

They write, “migrant intimacies create new possibilities for interpersonal relationships, sexual desires, and gender domesticity” (2). Building on previous sociological and anthropological studies on transnational intimate labour, the book adds a nuanced and comparative perspective to the topic.

Migrant workers in Pacific Asia. [Yaw A Debrah;] -- In an edited collection of writings the contributors to this volume consider a range of employment issues that affect migrant workers operating in Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea and.

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Labour Migration in Asia and the Pacific. The ILO is the only United Nations agency with a constitutional mandate to protect migrant workers, and it does so as part of its overarching goal of achieving decent work for all. Labour migration in Migrant labour in the Pacific book region occurs primarily under temporary migration regimes and for elementary occupations and medium skilled work.

The migrant labour practice in South Africa played an important role in the country's development and economy. Although it has benefited many native migrant workers by creating job opportunities, it has had adverse effects on the families of migrant workers.

The focus of this study is the phenomenon of migrant labouring and its effects on the. Of the world’s nearly million migrants, the ILO estimates that 90 million men and women were migrant workers inand the figure is steadily rising.

While the numbers of international migrants from, and within, the Pacific are small in overall terms, the importance of labour mobility and its impact on societies and economies in many parts of the Pacific cannot be underestimated. India is still the main country of origin (34, migrants), but has contributed to most of the decline.

The PRC follows w migrants. Migration fl ows from the Philippines (12, a 15% increase compared to ) and Pakistan (8, a 41% increase). According to the ILO, there were an estimated millionmigrant workers globally in Almost half (%) of all migrant workers were located in two broad sub-regions: North America and Northern, Southern and Western Europe, where per cent of all female workers and per cent of all male workers were located.

per cent of all workers in the Arab States and per. Migrant labour, casual and unskilled workers who move about systematically from one region to another offering their services on a temporary, usually seasonal, basis.

Migrant labour in various forms is found in South Africa, the Middle East, western Europe, North America, and India. In Europe and. This book emphasizes the importance of production politics, or struggles in the workplace between workers and their employers, for understanding migrant labour regimes in Asia and the Gulf.

Drawing from a study of Bangladeshi construction workers in Singapore, as well as on comparative material. Pakistan in 2 and about three fourths of migrant workers from Bangladesh in 3 went to Western Asia.

In South-East Asia, about two thirds of land-based migrant workers were from the Philippines in Migrant workers from other countries in the subregion, such as Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam, tend to remain within East and South.

The increase in demand for workers in highly feminized sectors (e.g. health care, domestic work, entertainment, manufacturing and textiles) in many destination countries (particularly Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore) results in an increased number of women migrant workers.[3] This, along with the lack of available full–time employment for men, leads to more women taking up work as migrant.

Hungry, poor, exploited: alarm over Australia's import of farm workers Buckets ready for the itinerant fruit pickers near Bundaberg. The Salvation Army says some workers only get to. Professor Recounts Lost History of Migrant Workers in New Book. Mexican Labor in the Pacific Northwest,” which was published in March.

Sifuentez’s book focuses on what brought these workers to the region, how the local communities reacted, and how the workers. Book Description. In contrast to much scholarship on cross-cultural encounters, which focuses primarily on contact between indigenous peoples and ’settlers’ or ’sojourners’, this book is concerned with migrant aspects of this phenomenon – whether migrant-migrant or migrant-host encounters – bringing together studies from a variety of perspectives on cross-cultural encounters, their.

Migrant Labour in the Persian Gulf is a multi-disciplinary examination of the manifold causes, nature, processes, and consequences of labour migration into the Persian Gulf. It critically analyses the effects of migration for native communities, looking at the types and functions of informal and at times formal bi-national and multinational.

Migrants for Export, which focuses on the Philippine state as a ‘labor brokerage state,’ explores the novel, yet important roles the state has come to play in contemporary migratory processes.

Rodriguez makes a timely and fresh argument that offers a provocative way for understanding the place of the state in these processes. Migrant workers, on the other hand, are not afforded the possibility of citizenship under the current Employment Permit System, a barrier that has led to an increase in the proportion of undocumented workers relative to their legal counterparts.Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families reinforces and complements a series of other provisions under the main United Nations human rights treaties (see chap.

IV below). The Convention seeks to establish minimum standards that States parties should apply to migrant workers and members of their families, irrespective of their migratory status.Books shelved as migrant-farmworkers: Voices from the Fields: Children of Migrant Farmworkers Tell Their Stories by S.

Beth Atkin, The Migrant Project: C.