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Transnational Flows and Permissive Polities [electronic resource]: Ethnographies of Human Mobilities in Asia

edited by Barak Kalir and Malini Sur
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2012]
Language
English
Variant Title
Ethnographies of human mobilities in Asia
Series
IIAS Publications Series. Edited Volumes
ISBN
9789089644084 (pbk.), 9089644083 (pbk.), 9789048515875 (e-isbn : PDF), 9048515874 (e-isbn : PDF), 9789048515882 (e-isbn : ePub), 9048515882 (e-isbn : ePub)
Contents
  • Introduction : mobile practices and regimes of permissiveness / Barak Kalir, Malini Sur and Willem van Schendel
  • Illegality rules : Chinese migrant workers caught up in the illegal but licit operations of labour migration regimes / Barak Kalir
  • Contesting the state of exception in the Afghan-Pakistani marchlands / Oskar Verkaaik, Sarfraz Khan and Samina Rehman
  • "Looking for a life" : Rohingya refugee migration in the post-imperial age / Diana Wong and Tan Pok Suan
  • Smuggling cultures in the Indonesia-Singapore boderlands / Michele Ford and Lenore Lyons
  • Trade, transnationalism and ethnic infighting : borders of authority in Northeast Borneo / Laurens Bakker and Jay Crain
  • Bamboo baskets and barricades : gendered landscapes at the India-Bangladesh border / Malini Sur
  • Moving between Kerala and Dubai : women domestic workers, state actors and the misrecognition of problems / Bindhulakshmi Pattadath and Annelies Moors
  • Emigration of female domestic workers from Kerala : gender, state policy and the politics of movement / Praveena Kodoth and V.J. Varghese
  • Mainland Chinese migrants in Taiwan, 1895-1945 : the drawbacks of being legal / Leo Douw
  • "Playing edge ball" : transnational migration brokerage in China / Li Minghuan
  • Epilogue : irregular mobilities and disjunctive moralities / Hastings Donnan
  • About the editors and contributors.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-260) and index.
Series Statement
IIAS publications series. Edited volumes ; 7
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