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Migrant Labour Recruitment to Qatar

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ISBN: 9789927101755 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals
Subject: Anthropology
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This report examines foreign labour recruitment into Qatar. The report is based on a study conducted to ascertain the financial and procedural circumstances that give rise to basic human rights violations during labour recruitment. Based upon the study’s findings, the aim of this report is to offer recommendations for reform that will reduce or eliminate labour and human rights violations – and stimulate discussion on the issues raised.

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migrants --- labour --- recruitment

India Beyond India: Dilemmas of Belonging

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ISBN: 9783863953614 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Social Sciences
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People’s transnational mobilities, their activities to build homes in their countries of residence and their connectivities have resulted in multiplicities of belonging to encountered, imagined and represented communities operating within various political contexts. Migrants and their descendants labor to form and transform relations with their country of origin and of residence. People who see their origins in India but are now living elsewhere are a case in point. They have been establishing worldwide home places, whose growing number and vibrancy invite reconsideration of Indian diasporic communities and contexts in terms of ‘India(s) beyond India.’ Issues of belonging in Indian diasporas include questions of membership not only in the nation of previous and present residence and/or the nation of origin, but also in other communities and networks in political, economic, religious and social realms at local, regional or global levels. Yet, belonging – and especially simultaneous belonging – to various formations is rarely unambiguous. Rather, belonging in all its modes may entail dilemmas that arise from inclusions and exclusions. Bearing in mind such processes, the contributions to this volume endeavor to provide answers to the question of what kinds of difficulties members of Indian communities abroad encounter in connection with their identifications with and participation in specific collectivities. The underlying argument of all the essays collected is that members of Indian diasporas develop strategies to cope with the dilemmas they face in connection with their sense of belonging to particular communities, while they are subjected to specific power relationships. Thus, the volume sheds light on the ways in which dilemmas of belonging are being negotiated in intercultural fields.

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India --- belonging --- migrants

Avec sa langue en poche…

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ISBN: 9782874631184 9782875581822 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires de Louvain
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Ce livre aborde un terrain plutôt méconnu en sciences humaines et sociales, celui de l’émigration française. En s’intéressant à cette expatriation au Canada, notamment dans ses grandes villes anglophones comme Toronto, on se rend compte que ce pays est souvent perçu comme jeune, dynamique et bilingue. A priori, ceci semble garantir aux migrants francophones à la fois le dépaysement et la possibilité sécurisante de recourir au français dans la vie de tous les jours. Même si la découverte de la...

Migrations, exils, errances et écritures

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ISBN: 9782840161097 9782821850842 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires de Paris Nanterre
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Écrire les migrations, les errances et les exils, c’est se tourner vers les problématiques des déplacements et des passages. Se pose alors la question de la définition de l’écriture migrante, définition nécessairement mouvante selon que l’on s’intéresse aux artistes qui choisissent la problématique de l’exil pour mettre en scène un questionnement identitaire ontologique ou à ceux qui, ayant eux-mêmes subi ou choisi l’exil, transforment leur propre exil en un exercice d’espoir dans un double m...

Migration und Lebenszufriedenheit

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ISBN: 9783863882365 9783863880712 Year: Pages: 340 DOI: 10.3224/86388071 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Sociology
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The author examines the life satisfaction of various immigrant groups in Germany. On the one hand, she describes the life satisfaction of immigrants in comparison to the life satisfaction of West Germans. On the other hand, she explains the multidimensional life satisfaction in general and the life satisfaction of migrants of different origins in particular.

Youth and the Politics of the Present

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Book Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology ISBN: 9780367150990 9780429198267 Year: Pages: 202 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Social Sciences
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Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation of various current central issues surrounding the effects of globalization and the directions in which Western societies are steering their future.&#xD;Containing a wide range of empirical and comparative examples from across Europe, this title highlights how young adults are trying to implement new forms of understanding, interpretation and action to cope with unprecedented situations; developing new forms of relationships, identifications and belonging while they experience new and unprecedented forms of inclusion and exclusion. Grounding this exploration is the suggestion that careful observations of the everyday practices of young adults can be an excellent vantage point to grasp how and in what direction the future of contemporary Western societies is heading.&#xD;Offering an original and provocative investigation, Youth and the Politics of the Present will appeal to students and researchers interested in fields such as Youth Studies, Globalization Studies, Migration Studies, Gender Studies and Social Policy.

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youth --- employment --- education --- gender --- migrants --- society

Trans-Border Studies

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ISBN: 9789782015716 9791092312119 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Institut français de recherche en Afrique - IFRA-Nigeria
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Migrants and City-Making

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ISBN: 9780822370444 9780822372011 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Duke University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 102064
Subject: Sociology
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In Migrants and City-Making Ayşe Çağlar and Nina Glick Schiller trace the participation of migrants in the unequal networks of power that connect their lives to regional, national, and global institutions. Grounding their work in comparative ethnographies of three cities struggling to regain their former standing — Mardin, Turkey; Manchester, New Hampshire; and Halle/Saale, Germany — Çağlar and Glick Schiller challenge common assumptions that migrants exist on society’s periphery, threaten social cohesion, and require integration. Instead Çağlar and Glick Schiller explore their multifaceted role as city-makers, including their relationships to municipal officials, urban developers, political leaders, business owners, community organizers, and social justice movements.

La bienvenue et l’adieu | 1

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ISBN: 9789954103654 9791092046083 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Centre Jacques-Berque
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« La bienvenue et l'adieu » : c'est sous le signe de ce poème de Goethe que les auteurs ont souhaité placer les contributions au colloque Migrations, identité et modernité au Maghreb, tenu à Essaouira du 17 au 20 mars 2010. Ce colloque est une initiative d'universitaires français et marocains, auxquels se sont joints des collègues du monde entier, dans un engagement commun pour une lecture pluraliste de l'histoire récente du Maroc et du Maghreb. Accueilli à Essaouira et soutenu par deux insta...

La bienvenue et l’adieu | 2

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ISBN: 9789954103661 9791092046113 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Centre Jacques-Berque
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« La bienvenue et l'adieu » : c'est sous le signe de ce poème de Goethe que les auteurs ont souhaité placer les contributions au colloque Migrations, identité et modernité au Maghreb, tenu à Essaouira du 17 au 20 mars 2010. Ce colloque est une initiative d'universitaires français et marocains, auxquels se sont joints des collègues du monde entier, dans un engagement commun pour une lecture pluraliste de l'histoire récente du Maroc et du Maghreb. Accueilli à Essaouira et soutenu par deux insta...

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