The Politics Of Migration In Indonesia And Beyond by Riwanto TirtosudarmoThe Politics Of Migration In Indonesia And Beyond by Riwanto Tirtosudarmo

The Politics Of Migration In Indonesia And Beyond

byRiwanto Tirtosudarmo

Hardcover | January 31, 2019

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This book examines the social and political dimensions of migration from a perspective between the realms of demography and politics. It approaches the issue of migration by highlighting the important power relations that have previously been neglected in studies in the area. The book starts by investigating Indonesian migration to provide an understanding of internal migration. It then looks beyond its national borders for a wider understanding of Asia, and showcases several case studies both in Indonesia and beyond to illustrate the intricate politics of migration. Further, it considers the politics of migration from the sending country perspective and unravels the link between migration and security. The book provides reviews of the wider literature relating to population mobility and distribution, and shows readers how to adopt a new perspective in the study of movement of people -an issue that is becoming increasingly important as movement of people unfolds globally in terms of both volume and direction. This book is a valuable resource for students, academics and researchers in the area of demography and social-politics, especially those interested in migration and refugees. It also offers insights for those interested in understanding decentralization in greater depth.


Tirtosudarmo obtained his PhD in social demography (1990) from the Research School of Social Sciences, the Australian National University. Since 1980, he has been working with the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and became a senior researcher at the Research Center for Society and Culture. His research interests include migrati...
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Title:The Politics Of Migration In Indonesia And BeyondFormat:HardcoverDimensions:237 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 2.49 inPublished:January 31, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811090319

ISBN - 13:9789811090318

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Table of Contents

Part I: Indonesia.- Chapter One: Transmigration as Ideological Policy.- Chapter Two: Development-Migration-Conflict.- Chapter Three: Demographic Engineering and Displacement.- Chapter Four: Decentralization and Inequality.-Chapter Five: East Sulawesi Province? The Politics of Transcending Boundaries.- Chapter Six: The Failure of Nation-Building Project?.- Part II: Beyond Indonesia.- Chapter Seven: Malay World and the Politics of Space.- Chapter Eight: Cross-Border Migration and the Nunukan Tragedy.- Chapter Nine: In the Margin of a Borderland: Florenese Community in Sabah.- Chapter Ten: The Making of a Minahasan Community in Oarai, Japan.- Chapter Eleven: Migration, Ethnicity and Conflict in Southeast Asia.- Chapter Twelve: Migration-Development-Security Nexus - In Search of New Perspectives in the Changing East Asian Contexts.- Sources of Book Chapters.- References.- Index.- Author's Biography.