Migration and Social Protection: Claiming Social Rights Beyond Borders

Hardcover | March 1, 2011

byRachel Sabates-wheeler, Rayah Feldman

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The growing scale of international migration has reshaped the debate on the social rights and social protection available to people outside their countries of origin. This book uses conceptual frameworks, policy analysis and empirical studies of migrants to explore international migrants' needs for and access to social protection across the world.

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The growing scale of international migration has reshaped the debate on the social rights and social protection available to people outside their countries of origin. This book uses conceptual frameworks, policy analysis and empirical studies of migrants to explore international migrants' needs for and access to social protection acros...

RACHEL SABATES-WHEELER is a Development Economist and Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. She has over 15 years of experience working on the themes of rural development, social protection and migration. Her key publications include: Transformative Social Protection: The Currency of Social...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:March 1, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PART I: FRAMEWORKS
Introduction: Mapping Migrant Welfare onto Social Provisioning: Access and Control; R.Sabates-Wheeler & R.Feldman
Migration and Citizenship: Rights and Exclusions; T.Bloom & R.Feldman
Structures of Access to Social Protection for Migrants; R.Sabates-Wheeler & I.Macauslan
PART II: POLICIES AND POLICY SPACES
Social Security for Migrants: Trends, Best Practice and Ways Forward; R.Sabates-Wheeler, J.Koettl & J.Avato
Political and Regulatory Dimensions of Access, Portability and Exclusion: Social Security for Migrants, with an Emphasis on Migrants in Southern Africa; M.Olivier
PART III: CASE STUDIES
'An Increasingly Uncomfortable Environment': Access to Health Care for Documented and Undocumented Migrants in the UK; R.Bragg & R.Feldman
A Market Place for Migrants: Mobility, Settlement and Social Protection in Kerala; M.P.Aleyamma
Crossing Internal Boundaries: Political and Physical Access to the Public Distribution System in India; I.Macauslan
Social Protection as a Multi-Actor Process in Ecuadorian Migration: Towards a Transnationalism of Social Rights?; P.Boccagni
Coping and Investment Strategies of Migrants in the South: Social Protection Profiles of Malawian Migrants in South Africa; R.Sabates-Wheeler
Bangladeshi Labour Migrants in the Gulf: Coping With a Large Unmet Need for Social Protection; C.R.Abrar
Conclusion; R.Sabates-Wheeler & R.Feldman