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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

migration initially planned as temporary tends to become permanent over time, as networks in the place of migration strengthen, while those with the places of origin weaken. The present study aims to upset the notion of temporary migration as a set measure

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Adversary Analysis and the Quest for Global Development

Optimizing the Dynamic Conflict of Interest in Transnational Migration

Binod Khadria

In the traditional discourses on modern international migration, the 'sending' countries of the South are supposed to derive three kinds of static benefits—remittances, transfer of technology, and return migration. In today's postmodern transnationalization-through-migration context, the stakes are no longer static but dynamic, and the relative benefits to the 'receiving' countries of the North are much bigger than those that they 'concede'. Does the South have a say in assessing these benefits for the North? Only in an equitable adversary analysis—that is, in a strategic rather than standard cost-benefit assessment, in which each party steps into each other's shoes while on a level playing field—would the dynamic conflict of interest be addressed in ways that would produce a truly global quest for development.

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Francesco Carella

opening of more regular migration channels can also be beneficial: there is an urgent need to address the disconnect between existing labor market needs and the willingness of governments to open up more regular permanent or temporary migration channels to

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Demotion as Value

Rank Infraction among the Ngadha in Flores, Indonesia

Olaf H. Smedal

however far we travel, and as whatever we travel, at one point we have to return. It is not that we return as in returning home after travels or temporary migration. But we wanted to assert that this is indeed where we come from. We want to pay our

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Dudziro Nhengu

between short-term or temporary migration, covering movements with duration between 3 and 12 months, and long-term or permanent migration, referring to a change of country of residence for the duration of a year or more ( United Nations Department of

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The Territorialization of Vietnam's Northern Upland Frontier

Migrant Motivations and Misgivings from World War II until Today

Sarah Turner, Thi-Thanh-Hien Pham, and Ngô Thúy Hạnh

throughout Vietnam, and spontaneous and often circular or temporary migration increased in volume after the Hộ khẩu system was also reformed. Simultaneously, the NEZ program waned ( Winkels 2005 ). Since the mid-1990s, Lào Cai Province has experienced a