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Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5164 words.

There is need to examine who gets what and why from freer trans-national mobility or the lack of it. A vast majority of migrants are denied access to social security, civic services and...

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The Colonial Compass

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5177 words.

The Emigration Act of 1983 that constitutes the regulatory framework extant in India today is dated and has several shortcomings—intrinsic and instrumental. The intrinsic flaws stem from...

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Coming of Age

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5121 words.

There is an underlying conflict between the idea of the ‘nation state’ and the demands of globalization. The ‘Bretton Woods’ institutions sought to strengthen the states through a grand...

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Conclusion

Abhijit Dasgupta.

in Displacement and Exile

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 3445 words.

The Indian state has sovereign rights to decide who is to be considered a refugee, who should receive relief and rehabilitation, and who is to be repatriated. In the absence of...

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The Current State of Play

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 7892 words.

The world is at the crossroads of an opportunity. But where do we stand vis-à-vis migration governance—as a global community and as nation states? The state of play on international...

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The Disequilibria of Transitions

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 6266 words.

The differences in the stages of development have influenced the rate at which countries go through their demographic transitions resulting in youth bulges and surplus labour in developing...

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Displacement and Exile

Abhijit Dasgupta.

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 288 pages.

This volume highlights some emerging issues in the study of displaced persons in India, like the agency and voices of people who flee across an international border, the identities they...

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The Empire of the Mind

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5652 words.

In this chapter we look at the importance and implications of the democratisation of knowledge. We begin with a discussion of how high-skilled migration takes place in a policy vacuum, and...

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Exile and Freedom

Abhijit Dasgupta.

in Displacement and Exile

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 15100 words.

This chapter deals with the mass exodus of the Bangladeshi refugees in 1971. In the case of Bangladeshi refugees, the Indian state responded with alacrity in order to come to terms with a...

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Future Tense

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5354 words.

There are fundamental challenges that Indian society faces. Lack of inclusive growth, inequitable development, an unconscionably large number of absolute poor, pressures of population on...

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