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States and migration industries in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea

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  • States and migration industries in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea
  • Surak, Kristin
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Title States and migration industries in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea
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Surak, Kristin

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San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy:European University Institute

Date 2011
Series Title; No EUI working papers Max Weber Programme / MWP 2011/12
Pages 19
Subject Country Japan(Asia and Pacific)
South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Taiwan(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
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Subject Social Development < Population
Social Development < Others
Holding European University Institute

Abstract

Among the crescendo of calls for “systemic” approaches to the study of international migration, a small body of literature has emerged around what might be termed the migration industry, or the matrix of border-spanning businesses – labor recruitment, money-lending, transportation, remittance, documentation, and communication services that provide a vital infrastructure for going from here to there. Most work on the migration industry has viewed the state as an adjunct to the object of inquiry – while it may provide a supportive framework or inadvertently encourage the industry’s growth, the state has not yet been theorized as an active partner in its development. However, the East Asian democracies illustrate a range of configurations the state may assume as a partner in the development of migration industries in low skilled labor and marriage recruitment schemes: (The rest omitted)