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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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Global Migration Imperatives

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5181 words.

Migration is one of the politically sensitive issues of our times. This notwithstanding, migration will likely be the dominant mode of globalization in the future. In fact, economic...

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A Global Mobility Compact

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 6243 words.

Global governance is essential in the current neo-liberal paradigm. This is especially true of migration. While economic migration ought to be determined by market forces it cannot be in a...

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India in Transition

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5178 words.

India is on the threshold of a great transformation through the unfolding in tandem of the processes of demographic and migration transitions that will occur over the next few decades....

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International Migration

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 4808 words.

We live in an asymmetric world. Despite considerable economic progress, the geographic and inter-generational equity deficit is a drag on future economic development. While governments...

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Interrogating Irregular Migration

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5632 words.

Irregular migrants continue to be criminalized as irregular migration stirs up powerful emotions and attracts most policy attention and action. This chapter explores why irregular migration...

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Introduction

Abhijit Dasgupta.

in Displacement and Exile

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 6136 words.

Three points merit attention in a study on refugees in India. First, the Partition of the country or the fragmentation of India’s colonial state structure at the moment of decolonization...

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Looking Back in Anguish

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5160 words.

India’s migration story is intertwined with its colonial history. From slave migration and the indentured labour system to free migration, there has been a change in the attitudes towards...

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Migration Matters

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 358 pages.

This book is about migration futures: the transnational movement of people and the portability of skills in a globalizing world. It explores why in recent decades, development has produced...

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Migration Rhetoric and Reality

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 5672 words.

The rhetoric of the ‘right to emigrate’ enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is not an illogical or a clumsy attempt to foster mobility of people but in fact is a serious...

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Postscript

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra.

in Migration Matters

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Migration Studies; Population and Demography. 2062 words.

The time is at hand for India to play a proactive role in shaping the international migration discourse, position itself as the preferred country of origin and demonstrate the benefits of...

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