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Rationalizing migration decisions [electronic resource] : labour migrants in East and South-East Asia / AKM Ahsan Ullah.

By: Ahsan Ullah, A. K. M.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., c2010Description: 1 online resource (xix, 255 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781409405146 (electronic bk.); 1409405141 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Migrant labor -- Bangladesh | Foreign workers -- China -- Hong Kong | Foreign workers -- Malaysia | Bangladesh -- Emigration and immigration | Hong Kong (China) -- Emigration and immigration | Malaysia -- Emigration and immigration | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Labor & Industrial Relations | Bangladesh | China | Emigration and immigration | Foreign workers | Hong Kong (China) | Hong Kong | Malaysia | Migrant labor | BusinessGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rationalizing migration decisions.DDC classification: 331.6/2095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Part I Setting the Scene; 1 Introduction: Migration as a Twenty-First Century Issue; 2 Theoretical and Methodological Considerations; 3 Socio-Economic and Demographic Profiles; Part II The Migration Process; 4 Networks and Routes Used to Get to Destinations; 5 The Finance and the Costs of Migration; Part III Rationalizing Post-Migration Decisions; 6 Working and Living Conditions in the Host Countries; 7 The Dynamics of Income and Remittance; 8 Rationalization and the Implications
Summary: Examining how migrants go about making the decision to migrate and how they rationalize their decision post-migration, this book draws on an innovative blend of statistical analysis and interviews with Bangladeshi migrant workers in Hong Kong and Malaysia.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Part I Setting the Scene; 1 Introduction: Migration as a Twenty-First Century Issue; 2 Theoretical and Methodological Considerations; 3 Socio-Economic and Demographic Profiles; Part II The Migration Process; 4 Networks and Routes Used to Get to Destinations; 5 The Finance and the Costs of Migration; Part III Rationalizing Post-Migration Decisions; 6 Working and Living Conditions in the Host Countries; 7 The Dynamics of Income and Remittance; 8 Rationalization and the Implications

Examining how migrants go about making the decision to migrate and how they rationalize their decision post-migration, this book draws on an innovative blend of statistical analysis and interviews with Bangladeshi migrant workers in Hong Kong and Malaysia.

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