Temporary Labour Migration in the Global Era

The Regulatory Challenges

Author: Joanna Howe,Rosemary Owens

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1509906290

Category: Law

Page: 440

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In the global era, controversies abound over temporary labour migration; however, it has not previously been subjected to a sustained socio-legal analysis on a comparative basis, critiquing the underpinning concepts conventionally accepted as fundamental in this area. This collection of essays aims to fill that void. Complex regulatory challenges arise from temporary labour migration. This collection examines these challenges and the extent to which temporary labour migration programmes can be ethical, equitable and efficacious and so deliver decent work for workers. Whilst the tendency for migration law to divide labour law's worker-protective mission has been observed before, the authors of the chapters comprising this collection seek not only to interrogate why and how this is so, but to go further in examining the implications and effects of a wide range of regulatory mechanisms on temporary labour migration.
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Das "Gastarbeiter"-System

Arbeitsmigration und ihre Folgen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Westeuropa

Author: Jochen Oltmer,Axel Kreienbrink,Carlos Sanz Díaz

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3486714198

Category: History

Page: 268

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Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland und andere westeuropäische Industriestaaten warben von den 1950er bis zu den frühen 1970er Jahren Millionen ausländische Arbeitskräfte an, um ihre nationalen Arbeitsmärkte in Zeiten der Hochkonjunktur zu ergänzen. Zahlreiche bilaterale Anwerbeabkommen boten den Rahmen. Bis heute werden die Folgen des "Gastarbeiter"-Systems unter dem Stichwort "Integration" kontrovers diskutiert. Das Sammelwerk bietet aktuelle Ergebnisse der Historischen Migrationsforschung. Dabei werden die Bedingungen und Formen der Anwerbung und deren Auswirkungen für Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft und Politik ebenso untersucht wie Aspekte der Integration auf kommunaler und nationaler Ebene. Diese übergreifende Perspektive ermöglicht neue Einblicke in die Geschichte der Arbeitsmigration.
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Working in a Global Era

Canadian Perspectives

Author: Vivian Shalla

Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press

ISBN: 1551303965

Category: Globalization

Page: 408

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Now in its second edition, this reader presents a critical examination of the changing structure of work in Canada and abroad. Its focus is on the role of Canadian labour in the globalized world. Contributors include David Livingstone, Pat Armstrong, Meg Luxton, Dave Broad, and other prominent Canadian scholars. Each of the seven themed sections begins with a contextual introduction by Vivian Shalla and concludes with critical thinking questions and suggestions for further reading. New to this edition: All new content: 14 up-to-date chapters reflecting the current state of research on work in Canada New section on informal care work More workplace-based chapters that provide a view ""from the shop floor""
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Talent, Competitiveness and Migration

The Transatlantic Council on Migration

Author: Bertelsmann Stiftung,Migration Policy Institute

Publisher: Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung

ISBN: 3867932700

Category: Education

Page: 450

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As the global economic crisis ripples across the financial, political and social landscape, it is leaving its mark on international migration. The recession, hailed as the worst since the Great Depression, is impacting the scope and pace of international migration and its effects could deepen should the world economy worsen. Governments, businesses and individuals have all felt the damaging consequences of the global downturn, which has shaken confidence in established institutions. The crisis is driving some policymakers and analysts in Europe and North America to re-think their assumptions about labor migration. Yet while policymakers face exceptionally strong popular and political outcry to protect jobs at home, they face mid-term demographic challenges. These two opposing policy pressures require responses that will not only help ease the current economic crisis, but will also secure the long-term prosperity of these regions. This book reflects the effort of the Transatlantic Council on Migration to map how profound demographic change is likely to affect the size and character of global migration flows; and how governments can shape immigration policy in a world increasingly attuned to the hunt for talent. This volume is the second major product of the Council. The Council was launched in 2008 as a new initiative of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) in Washington, DC. The Bertelsmann Stiftung and the European Policy Centre are the Council's policy partners.
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Das Ende der Arbeit und ihre Zukunft

Neue Konzepte für das 21. Jahrhundert

Author: Jeremy Rifkin

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593400855

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

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Die Arbeit hat sich im letzten Jahrzehnt weiter verändert. Bereits in 50 Jahren werden weniger als 10 Prozent der Bevölkerung ausreichen, um alle Güter und Dienstleistungen bereitzustellen. Die Konsequenzen für die sozialen Sicherungssysteme sind dramatisch, soziale Konlikte scheinen unvermeidlich. Dass "es nicht mehr genug Arbeit für alle geben wird" erkannte Jeremy Rifkin bereits in seinem Weltbesteller Das Ende der Arbeit - und seine Thesen sind heute aktueller denn je. In der Neuausgabe des in 16 Sprachen übersetzten Bestsellers entwickelt Rifkin seine radikalen Vorschläge weiter und zeigt mit gewohntem wirtschaftlichen und politischen Sachverstand, wie wir verhindern können, dass uns die Arbeit ausgeht. "Rifkins Buch wird uns noch lange beschäftigen." Süddeutsche Zeitung
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Unfree Labour?

Struggles of Migrant and Immigrant Workers in Canada

Author: Aziz Choudry,Adrian Smith

Publisher: PM Press

ISBN: 1629632589

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Over the past decade, Canada has experienced considerable growth in labour migration. Moreover, temporary labour migration has replaced permanent immigration as the primary means by which people enter Canada. Utilizing the rhetoric of maintaining competitiveness, Canadian employers and the state have ushered in an era of neoliberal migration alongside an agenda of austerity flowing from capitalist crisis. Labour markets have been restructured to render labour more flexible and precarious, and in Canada as in other high-income capitalist labour markets, employers are relying on migrant and immigrant workers as "unfree labour." This book explores labour migration to Canada and how public policies of temporary and guest worker programs function in the global context of work and capitalist restructuring. Contributors are directly engaged with the issues emerging from the influx of temporary foreign workers and Canada's "creeping economic apartheid."
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Globalisation and Migration

New Issues, New Politics

Author: Ronaldo Munck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415468329

Category: Political Science

Page: 239

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This book critically examines the new issues and new politics regarding migration in the era of globalisation from a majority world perspective. It examines the current shifts in the global political economy and the effects it has, for example, in relation to rural displacement. When and how does this lead to national and/or transnational migration? We need to examine the ways in which migration is cut across and impacts on the generation of racism and xenophobia in the west. The issue of remittances by migrants to the 'developing' nations needs careful study as does the controversial issue of 'brain drain' versus 'brain gain' through migration. The growing importance of trafficking for forced labour has now been taken up by various international bodies but is it the new normality or simply an unfortunate side effect of globalisation to be overcome through legislation? Migration is becoming increasingly gendered in its composition and flows but also in the receiving countries where men and women do very different jobs. We can predict the increasing racialization and gendering of migration but how will the state and society respond to these shifts? This book was published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly.
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Migration und Globalisierung in Zeiten des Umbruchs

Author: Altenburg, Friedrich,Faustmann, Anna,Pfeffer, Thomas,Skrivanek, Isabella

Publisher: Edition Donau-Universität Krems

ISBN: 3903150231

Category:

Page: 482

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Österreich hat – wie viele europäische Länder– eine lange Tradition der Zuwanderung. Die Migrationsbewegungen haben in den letzten Jahrzehnten mit fortschreitender Globalisierung stark an Dynamik gewonnen. Die Integration von MigrantInnen wurde damit zu einem zentralen gesamtgesellschaftlichen Handlungsfeld. Migration durchdringt alle Gesellschaftsbereiche und macht soziale, wirtschaftliche und politische Umbrüche sichtbar. ‚Migration und Globalisierung in Zeiten des Umbruchs‘ spannt einen Bogen von zentralen konzeptionellen Überlegungen der aktuellen Migrations- und Integrationsforschung, über internationale ökonomische und politische Perspektiven auf globale Migrationsbewegungen und die Auswirkungen der Fluchtmigration hin zu spezifischen Aspekten von Migration und Integration in Österreich (Arbeitsmarkt, Bildung, soziale Ungleichheit) und inter- und transdisziplinären Perspektiven. Damit gibt der Sammelband einen umfassenden Einblick in den aktuellen Stand der internationalen und nationalen Migrations- und Integrationsforschung. Gudrun Biffl ist eine Pionierin in der wissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung und Etablierung der Migrationsforschung in Österreich. Ihr ist diese Festschrift gewidmet.
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10 für Deutschland

Gespräche mit türkeistämmigen Abgeordneten

Author: Mely Kiyak

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783896840684

Category: Turks

Page: 257

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Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders

Author: Hannah Cross

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113623005X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 196

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People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain labour migration. It shows how global capitalism regulates different stages of the process within an interconnected system of economic dispossession, the construction of an illegal status, border control, labour exploitation and processes of underdevelopment. This is summarised as a regime of ‘unfree labour mobility’. Combined with structural and historical approaches, this book is based on ethnographic research. It incorporates those who are left behind, those who decide to stay, migrants who fail and those who are on the move, alongside clustered migrant communities in Senegal, Mauritania and Spain. The book’s panoramic approach shows how West African ‘step-wise’ journeys to Europe by land and sea sees competing territorial and economic policies regulating an unstable and unpredictable trajectory, creating ‘illegal’ labour through dual logics of border security and selective labour mobility. This book demonstrates that the diverse channels through which people migrate in the modern era are mediated by European states and labour markets, which utilise border regimes to control labour and be globally competitive. The themes and patterns that emerge, in their context of inter-generational change, present a challenge to the accepted wisdom about the individual and household dynamics of labour migration. This book is of interest to students and scholars of migration, transnationalism, politics, security, development, economics, and sociology.
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Planet der Slums

Author: Mike Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783935936569

Category: City and town life

Page: 247

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Mike Davis konstatiert in diesem ambitionierten und verstörenden Buch eine" Kopernikansche Wende"der menschlichen Siedlungsgeschichte. Denn nie zuvor überstieg der Anteil der Stadtbevölkerung den Anteil der auf dem Land Wohnenden und nie zuvor sah sich eine ungeheure Anzahl von über einer Milliarde Menschen gezwungen, ihr Überleben in Armut, im Schmutz der Müllhalden, ohne (sauberes) Wasser, ohne Toiletten, ohne irgendeine Art der Gesundheits- oder Sozialversorgung zu organisieren. Die Megaslums des" Südens"sind Ausdruck einer im höchsten Maße ungleichen und instabilen urbanen Welt. Hier treffen die sozialen Fronten der Globalisierung in radikaler Weise aufeinander.
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Women and Work in Globalizing Asia

Author: Dong-Sook S. Gills,Nicola Piper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113452076X

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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This book sheds light on the real experiences of women in different societies, exploring the impact of globalization through the changing nature of the labour of women. A comprehensive survey of women and work is provided by using case studies and empirical data collected from throughout Asia and also includes an analysis of Asian immigrants working in the US. This book is an invaluable resource, accessible to both undergraduate and postgraduate students of women's studies, labour relations, international political economy and Asian studies.
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Fussball und Region in Europa

Probleme regionaler Identität und die Bedeutung einer populären Sportart

Author: Siegfried Gehrmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Regionalism

Page: 302

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Thema dieses Buches ist die Bedeutung des modernen Fussballsports für die kulturelle Identität von Regionen. Es geht der Frage nach, inwieweit eine solche Identität von diesem Sport geprägt werden kann und wo die Grenzen eines solchen Bedeutungszusammenhangs verlaufen, welche Traditionen dabei eine Rolle spielen, wie tief diese in der Geschichte verwurzelt sind und auf welchen gesellschaftlichen und politischen Umständen und Voraussetzungen sie beruhen. Als Reaktion auf den europäischen Vereinigungsprozess und seine nivellierenden Tendenzen ist ein neues Interesse an der Region und ihrer Geschichte erwacht. Aus dem Grunde scheint es geboten, die angesprochene Problematik auch auf einer internationalen, d.h. europäischen, Ebene und in Verbindung mit einer populären Sportart zu erörtern.
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Die Geburt der modernen Welt

Eine Globalgeschichte 1780-1914

Author: Christopher A. Bayly

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593404885

Category: History

Page: 650

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Christopher Baylys weltumspannender Blick auf das Agieren der Staaten, die vielfältigen Ausprägungen von Gesellschaftsordnungen, Religionen und Lebensweisen zeigt auf verblüffende Weise, wie eng schon im 19. Jahrhundert die Entwicklung Europas mit dem Geschehen in den anderen Erdteilen verknüpft war. »Ein mutiger Wurf, der geeignet ist, eingefahrene Sichtweisen aufzubrechen.« Johannes Willms, Süddeutsche Zeitung »Dieses Werk schafft ein neues Geschichtsbild; wie viele Bücher können das schon von sich behaupten?« Frankfurter Rundschau Ausgezeichnet als "Historisches Buch des Jahres" der Zeitschrift DAMALS Ausgezeichnet von H-Soz-u-Kult als "Das Historische Buch 2007" in der Kategorie "Entangled History"
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Characteristics of Temporary Migration in European-Asian Transnational Social Spaces

Author: Pirkko Pitkänen,Mari Korpela,Mustafa Aksakal,Kerstin Schmidt

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319612581

Category: Social Science

Page: 255

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This book focuses on the experiences of temporary movements between Asia and Europe from the perspective of migrants and mobile people. It raises important questions such as: Why do people migrate on a temporary basis and what does this actually mean? How are these trajectories shaped? What are the implications of temporary moves for migrants and non-migrants? And how are transnational ties and practices characterized in the context of temporary migration? By shedding light on the practices and experiences of individual migrants, the book provides useful insights into understanding the challenges arising in an increasingly interconnected and mobile world. The chapters indicate that temporary migratory movements are on the rise: on the one hand on a voluntary basis such as reflected in labour migration, lifestyle migration and international student mobility, and on the other hand in an involuntary way as expressed in different forms of forced migration. Either way, temporary migration has diverse political. legal, economic, social and cultural implications, including the emergence of novel transnational networks and practices. The book is based on the findings of the international research project Transnational Migration in Transition: Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET), funded by the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme for period 2014-2017.
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Turkish Foreign Policy in Post Cold War Era

Author: Idris Bal

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 9781581124231

Category: Political Science

Page: 464

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With the end of Cold War discipline the world has entered a new era. Parameters have changed; new handicaps as well as new opportunities have been created for countries. Turkey as a neighbor of former USSR, a member of NATO and located at the center of a sensitive region covered by Caucasus, Balkans and Middle East, has been affected by the end of Cold War radically. Turkey has lost some of her bargaining cards in the new era and therefore has needed new arguments. This need encouraged Turkey to take active steps in Post Cold War era. This book analyzes Turkey s relations with US, EU, Balkans, Middle East, Caucasus, Central Asia, Russia, China and Japan. At the same time, effects of economic crises and domestic developments on foreign policy, Turkish model in Turkish foreign policy, water conflict and Kurdish problem are analyzed as well. To conclude, it is possible to argue that although Turkey lost some of her bargaining cards in Post Cold War era, new developments pushed Turkey to the center of world politics rather then to periphery. Contributors: Meliha Benli Altunisik, Deniz Ulke Aribogan, Huseyin Bagci, Idris Bal, Zeyno Baran, Fulya Kip Barnard, Erol Bulut, Ibrahim S. Canbolat, Saziye Gazioglu, Ramazan Gozen, Saban Kardas, H. Bulent Olcay, Cengiz Okman, Henry E. Paniev, Victor Panin, Dirk Rochtus, Faruk Sonmezoglu, Gul Turan, Ilter Turan, Mustafa Turkes, Nasuh Uslu."
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Migration and its Enemies

Global Capital, Migrant Labour and the Nation-State

Author: Professor Robin Cohen

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409490572

Category: Social Science

Page: 252

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Can politicians effectively control national borders even if they wish to do so? How do politically powerless migrants relate to more privileged migrants and to national citizens? Is it possible for capital to move to labour rather than vice versa? In this book Robin Cohen shows how the preferences, interests and actions of the three major social actors in international migration policy – global capital, migrant labour and national politicians – intersect and often contradict each other. Cohen addresses these vital questions in a wide-ranging, lucid and accessible account of the historical origins and contemporary dynamics of global migration.
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