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Title: Thematic Introduction: Migration Challenges in the Asia Pacific Region in the Twenty-First Century
Contributor(s): Kaur, Amarjit  (author); Metcalfe, Ian  (author)
Publication Date: 2007
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/5383
Abstract: Trans-Asian labour migration, a defining feature of Asian globalisation prior to 1940, comprised mainly Chinese and Indian emigration to Southeast Asia and was quantitatively and qualitatively as significant as European transatlantic migration. Although migrant workers were regarded as sojourners, they established diasporic communities across the region, particularly in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. After the Second World War and problems of decolonisation, unskilled labour migration came to a halt.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: International Journal in the Asia-Pacific Region, 9(2), p. 131-134
Publisher: UNESCO
Place of Publication: Paris, France
ISSN: 1817-4574
Field of Research (FOR): 160303 Migration
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 940399 International Relations not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0015/001584/158473E.pdf#page=3
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