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Vulnerability, Exploitation and Migrants: Insecure Work in a Globalised Economy

Hannah Lewis Klara Skrivankova Louise Waite Gary Craig

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Palgrave Macmillan
23 September 2015
Migration, immigration & emigration; Globalization; Sociology: work & labour; Politics & government; Labour economics
Globalization, the economic crisis and related policies of austerity have led to a growth in extreme exploitation at work, with migrants particularly vulnerable. This book explores the lives of the growing numbers of severely exploited labourers in the world today, questioning how we can respond to such globalized patterns of extreme inequality.
Edited by:   Hannah Lewis, Klara Skrivankova, Louise Waite, Gary Craig
Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   4.728kg
ISBN:   9781137460400
ISBN 10:   1137460407
Series:   Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   23 September 2015
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1 Introduction.- 2 Design and implementation of the study.- 3 Mental health.- 4 Mental health care.- 5 Dementia.- 6 Schizophrenia.- 7 Occupational incapacity due to mental disorders.- 8 Emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents.- 9 Caring for mental health in the future.- Appendix Basic assumptions in the exploratory and target-setting scenarios.

Nicola Phillips, University of Sheffield, UK John Smith, Kingston University, UK Rossana Cillo, University of Venice Ca' Foscari, Italy Lucia Pradella, University of Venice Ca' Foscari, Italy Kendra Strauss, Simon Fraser University, Canada Matej Blazek, Loughborough University, UK Alex Balch, University of Liverpool, UK Tom Vickers, Northumbria University, UK Maja Sager, Lund University, Sweden Donghyuk Park, University of Paris Diderot, France Louise Waite, University of Leeds, UK Hannah Lewis, University of Leeds, UK Stuart Hodkinson, University of Leeds, UK Peter Dwyer, University of York, UK Eliana Ferradas Abalo, School for International Training, USA Jeronimo Montero Bressan, Ministry of Labour, Argentina Rebecca Lawthom, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Sue Baines, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Carolyn Kagan, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Mark Greenwood, Wai Yin Chinese Women Society, UK Sandy Lo, Wai Yin Chinese Women Society, UK Lisa Mok, Wai Yin Chinese Women Society, UK Sylvia Sham, Wai Yin Chinese Women Society, UK Scott Gaule, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK Alice Bloch, University of Manchester, UK Sonia McKay, University of the West of England, UK Leena Kumarappan, London Metropolitan University, UK Ismail Idowu Salih, Middlesex University School of Law, UK Domenica Urzi, University of Nottingham, UK Ana Lopes, University of the West of England, UK Tim Hall, University of East London, UK Annie Delaney, Victoria University, Australia Jane Tate, Homeworkers Worldwide, UK Joanna Ewart-James, Walk Free Partner Network, UK Neill Wilkins, Institute for Human Rights and Business, UK

Reviews for Vulnerability, Exploitation and Migrants: Insecure Work in a Globalised Economy

This wide ranging volume explores the relation between migration, exploitation and globalisation from multiple perspectives, bringing together diverse experiences from the global north and the global south. It exposes the structural underpinnings of the production of vulnerability through the lack of global governance of labour relations, and the stringency of global citizenship regimes. Setting ethnographic and qualitative studies of migrants alongside political economic analysis of neoliberal capitalist development it provides fascinating analysis of how global capital impacts on daily lives, and offers some examples of how to fight back. - Bridget Anderson, University of Oxford, UK


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