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Immigration, multiculturalism and racism in the UK
C. Whitwell / Sussex Centre for Migration Research 2002
This paper examines the relationship between international migration in the last decade of the 20th Century and the changing discourses in the UK around issues of multiculturalism, citizenship and the need to develop and implement eff...
What policies should India adopt with regard to the diaspora so as to maximise her welfare and strategic goals?
D. Kapur / Economic and Political Weekly, India 2003
With one of the largest pools of relatively low wage semi-skilled and skilled labour, India is poised as a critical of global sourcing of labour. How can India take advantage of these future trends, so as not only to maximise the welf...
Displacement in Subernrekha multi-purpose project and civil society organisation's intervention
Manthan,; K. Ghosh; R. Kumar / Civil Society and Governance Programme, IDS 2000
The displacement of peoples from areas where two large dams are being constructed under the Subarnarekha Multi-purpose Project (SMP),is the focus for this paper. Different organisations directed/are directing the movements in these tw...
Remittances from migrants more important than aid
P. Gammeltoft / Danish Institute for International Studies 2002
This paper examines the flows of migrants' remittances in relation to other financial flows to developing countries. Since remittances by unofficial channels by all estimates are significant, the remittance amounts reported here are q...
Altering the GATS framework to facilitate the temporary movement of labour
R. Chanda / Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations 1999
This paper examines constraints on temporary movement of labour and proposes ways to strengthen and broaden the overall GATS framework in this area of trade in services. It proposes the introduction of multilateral guidelines f...
The political economy of formal sector pay and employment in developing countries
Arup Banerji; J. Edgardo Campos; Richard H. Sabot / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1995
Policymakers concerned about migration to high income countries must take into account the political economy of the labor market. Labor market pathologies, like macroeconomic mismanagement, can be extremely costly severely constrainin...
Institutional development : skill transference through a reversal of "human capital flight" or technical assistance
Nadeem Ul Haque; M. Ali Khan / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 1997
Achievements and recommendations for GATS
M. Mashayekhi / South Centre 2000
This working paper examines the issues related to the on-going WTO negotiations on trade in services, and their implications for developing countries. The major achievement of the Uruguay Round was to formulate an agreement on ...
How are issues of refugees, poverty and real development interlinked?
P. Beaucage / Centre for Developing-Area Studies, McGill University 2000
This presentation pursues two areas of reflection concerning the limitations of development strategies, both of which result from observations of armed conflicts: one is what happens to refugees, displaced persons and the diaspora (in...
South Africa's new immigration policy is "discrimination by default"
B. Dodson / Southern African Migration Project 2001
This paper draws attention to the need for a gender analysis of the South African government’s proposed new policy on international migration, by identifying a number of areas of implicit gender discrimination. Such “discrim...
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Gendered practices of remittances in Bangladesh: a poststructuralist perspective
S.R. Rashid / Migrating out of Poverty 2016
Bangladesh belongs to the top-ten remittance-receiving countries of the world with a yearly earning of US$15 billion. Comprising around ninety percent of the Bangladeshi overseas labour flow, men leave behind their spouses and childre...
Patterns and drivers of internal migration among youth in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam
M.F. Gavonel / Young Lives 2017
There is general consensus in literature on migration that migrants are primarily young people. During the transition to adulthood, young people make important choices regarding education, labour force participation, and famil...
Older people in situations of migration In Africa: the untold migration story
HelpAge International 2017
Older people in Africa are involved in all aspects of the migration chain: they are voluntary or forced migrants themselves, they shape the migration experience of others by funding youth migration and being involved in the decision-m...
Making waves: implications of the irregular migration and refugee situation on Official Development Assistance spending and practices in Europe
A. Knoll; A. Sherriff / European Centre for Development Policy Management 2017
The year 2015 became a particularly challenging year for European cooperation in the field of migration. As a consequence, in-donor refugee costs have increased dramatically in some European countries. This paper sets out to i...
Mass displacement and the challenge for urban resilience
A. Kirbyshire; E. Wilkinson; V. le Masson; P. Batra / Overseas Development Institute 2017
The concept of urban resilience is increasingly being used to describe the attributes of the urban system that are needed to deal with environmental disasters, conflict and financial crises. Large-scale, sudden population move...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Viet Nam
D.N. Anh; I. Leonardelli; A.A. Dipierri / International Organization for Migration 2017
The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is one of the six pilot countries of the European Union-funded Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP) project. Drawing from an extensive number of sources,...
Listening to women and girls diplaced to urban Afghanistan
S. Schmeidl; D. Tyler / Norwegian Refugee Council 2015
Growing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) live  in  informal  settlements  in  major  Afghan  urban  centres. Compared with other Afghans they are more likely to be non-literate, to ...
Assessing the evidence: opportunities and challenges of migration in building resilience against climate change in the Republic of Mauritius
S. Sobhee / International Organization for Migration 2016
The World Risk Report (UNU, 2015) ranks the Republic of Mauritius seventh among the 15 most exposed countries to natural hazards, namely sea-level rise, cyclones and floods; and thirteenth among 171 countries for its disaster risk. Ho...
Assessing the evidence: migration, environment and climate change in Morocco
J. Tangermann; H.A. Bennani / International Organization for Migration 2016
On one hand, environmental and climatic factors account for migration to Morocco from sub-Saharan and movements out of and within the country, especially to the major coastal cities; and on the other hand, they also put further pressu...
Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
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