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Asian Labour Migration
Piyasiri Wickramasekera
eBook Edition: 2002

The objective of this paper is to highlight in simple terms the origins, trends and consequences of labour migration in Asia and its implications. The paper is organized as follows. Following a brief discussion on terms used, I shall highlight recent trends in Asian labour migration. The next sections deal with selected issues such as vulnerable groups of migrant workers, irregular migration and impact of the Asian economic crisis. I shall take up issues related to protection next. The final section deals with policy options and the role of workers' organizations. (From Author)

eBook Contents

Introduction - Labour Migration: Causes and Origins - Labour Migration from Asia: Flows and Trends - Most Vulnerable Categories of Migrant Workers in Asia - Migrant Workers – Scapegoats of the Asian Economic Crisis? - Protecting ‘the Least Protected’: Some Issues - Policy Implications and Options – Annexure - Author
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