Transnational Migration and Human Security: The Migration-Development-Security Nexus by Thanh-Dam TruongTransnational Migration and Human Security: The Migration-Development-Security Nexus by Thanh-Dam Truong

Transnational Migration and Human Security: The Migration-Development-Security Nexus

byThanh-Dam TruongEditorDes Gasper

Paperback | August 3, 2013

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The volume places the migration-development-security nexus in the field of transnational studies. Rather than treating these three categories as self-evident, the essays excavate aspects of power and privilege built into their governing frameworks and conflicting rationales apparent in practices of control. Bringing together diverse experiences and case studies, the volume highlights the problematic nature of maintaining distinct and disconnected frameworks of governance. It argues for a new approach that demonstrates the significance and usefulness of comparative ethics in conceptualising migration from a human-centered and gendered perspective in order to address the multi-facetted and multi-dimensional nature and meanings of "security".
Thanh-Dam Truong is co-ordinator of the research group on Migration and Human Security and Associate Professor in Women, Gender and Development Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Many of her publications address the nexus of gender, migration and human security, in...
Title:Transnational Migration and Human Security: The Migration-Development-Security NexusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:370 pages, 26 × 19.3 × 0.02 inPublished:August 3, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642268617

ISBN - 13:9783642268618

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Acknowledgement.- Part I Introduction.- Part II Neoliberal Governmentality and Transnational Migration: the Interplay of Security Fears and Business Forces.- Part III Migrant Experiences: Agency in the Grey Zone.- Part IV Transnational Identities and Issues of Citizenship.- Part V Ethics of Modern Day Transnational Migration: A Human Security

Perspective.- Abbreviations.- Bibliography.- Biographies of Contributors.- Index.