Transnational Flows and Permissive Polities : Ethnographies of Human Mobilities in Asia (Livre)
“Transnational Flows and Permissive Polities : Ethnographies of Human Mobilities in Asia” de KALIR Barak, SUR Malini – Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2012 – 264 p.
Résumé extrait du site : Transnational Flows and Permissive Polities examines how legality and other sources of authority intersect in the regulation of human mobility. The book focuses on the ethnographic exploration of the experiences and views of mobile subjects in the vast and rapidly changing continent of Asia. The contributors analyze tensions between the letter of the law and social legitimation, territorial boundaries and commodity fl ows, state practices and migrant subjectivities, and labour brokerage and national and international organizations. This volume off ers key insights for students of globalization and transnationality and policy relevance for development practitioners, governments, and NGOs.