Routledge – 2016 – 288 pages
This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East and Southeast Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Anthony J. Fielding combines theoretical debate and detailed empirical analysis to provide students with an understanding of the causes and consequences of the many types of contemporary migration flows in the region.
Key features of Asian Migrations:
Written by an experienced scholar and teacher of migration studies, this is an essential text for courses on Asian migrations and mobility and important reading for courses on international migration and Asian societies more generally.
1. Context: East Asian economy, space, and society 2. Context: East Asian migrations – a historical overview 3. ‘Heaven’s Door’: Southeast Asia’s international migration flows 4. ‘Shadows in the Forest’: Southeast Asia’s internal migration flows 5. Asia’s global diaspora: ‘China’s’ international migration flows 6. Turbulent transitions: ‘China’s’ internal migration flows 7. Capitalism’s global warriors: Northeast Asia’s international migration flows 8. Confucian capitalism’s hyper-urbanization: Northeast Asia’s internal migration flows 9. Migration and globalization: East Asian migrations now and in the future
Anthony J. Fielding is a Research Professor at School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, UK.