By Jiyoung Song,Alistair D. B. Cook
Across East Asia, intra-regional migration is extra everyday than inter-regional events, and the region’s assorted histories, geopolitics, financial improvement, ethnic groups, and ordinary environments make it a great case learn for interpreting the connection among abnormal migration and human protection. abnormal migration could be extensively outlined as people’s mobility that's unauthorised or compelled, and this ebook expands at the current migration-security nexus through relocating clear of the conventional kingdom protection lens, and as a substitute, transferring the point of interest to human security.
With in-depth empirical state case experiences from the quarter, together with China, Japan, North Korea, the Philippines, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Singapore, the individuals to this publication enhance a human safety method of the learn of abnormal migration. In circumstances of abnormal migration, equivalent to undocumented labour migrants, asylum seekers, internally displaced humans, trafficked folks, and smuggled humans, human protection is the reason and/or influence of migration in either sending and receiving nations. by means of adopting a human safeguard lens, the chapters offer remarkable insights into the motivations, vulnerabilities and insecurities of migrants; the hazards, risks and illegality they're uncovered to in the course of their trips; in addition to the capability or imagined threats they pose to the recent host international locations.
This multidisciplinary publication relies on wide fieldwork and interviews with migrants, reduction staff, NGO activists and immigration officials. As such, it is going to entice scholars and students of Asian politics and protection, in addition to people with pursuits in diplomacy, social coverage, legislations, geography and migration.